Thread: Neil Peart
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Old 06-20-2010, 06:56 PM
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Default Re: Neil Peart

Originally Posted by Jeremy Bender View Post
I have always wondered what the sticking is to a signature lick he plays. It's a flurry of toms and double bass sextuplets. Can anyone accurately transcribe this please?

It occurs at exactly 2:36-2:37 of this video.
Hi Jeremy.

I'm not a transcriber per se, but I saw the lick. All it is really is a roll of two tom strikes, then two bass drum strikes, repeated six times. Four singles repeated six times, or two doubles repeated six times, whichever makes more sense to you. If you listen to "Tom Sawyer" in any of it's recordings, this is what it sounds like. Check out the lick in the Grace Under Pressure Live DVD - very pronounced there.

Hope it helps!
Omar Alvarado, The Paradiddler
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