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Old 09-15-2010, 01:12 PM
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Default Re: Starting Young

Originally Posted by Bo Eder View Post
Isn't that supposed to be testosterone?
I met the kid one time and, yeah, I think he'll have a ton of the stuff flooding his system in the next few years...

BD, eleven's an interesting age to start. A major change happens to people at that age - one minute they're just a kid and suddenly they're a force to contend with. I don't think it's an accident that tribal people used to initiate their young to adulthood at that age. It's like an awakening.

And you woke to drums :)

Wish I'd started younger and had lessons (I started at 15/16) but it's water under the bridge now. All I want to do is improve my groove and dynamics with the limited stuff I can do - to fully digest some of the things I half learned in the past. The ultimate aim I'll never achieve is a Steve Gadd feel.
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