Thread: Matt Abts
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Old 01-19-2006, 10:59 PM
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Default Re: Matt Abts

Bummer on the stick - but I'd have that head framed and mounted in a place of prominence!

Watching Matt play really gives me something to strive for. I say that because, IMHO, it's the music as a whole that matters most. Peart exemplifies this theory to me, as does Abts. The parts they play from grooves to fills to solos contribute in a vital way to the uniqueness of the performance. Drummers like Bozio and Donati are great, truly amazing craftsmen - but I think something's lost when the focal point of any group is one specialist. Also, the guy looks completely unaffected while playing. It's utterly effortless for him and I wish the same was true for me.

Rippin' sticks and cracking heads......EC in Vail
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