Originally Posted by Funky CrÍpe
his ride cymbal notes are all very squashed together, not spaced out ( which they could be)....but listening to some fast stuff by coltrane and elvin keeps the swing at fast tempos, like giant steps
I can't say I really agree with that assessment (that Elvin is swinging at a similar fast tempo unlike Tony), but also, what I really care about is whether something grooves
rather than swings
. Having to "swing" in this context I see as more of a purist concern.