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Old 06-16-2011, 07:59 PM
Reborn Drummer Reborn Drummer is offline
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Default Re: INTRODUCTIONS - Please use this thread to introduce yourself

Re: INTRODUCTIONS - Please use this thread to introduce yourself

REAL NAME? Don but everyone calls me "Corky"

AGE? 51

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PLAYING? Off and on 40 years (wow...just realized that)
origin of user name? I played when I was a kid and all through college. went into the military and didn't play regularly until I retired a couple of years ago...so I consider myself a "Reborn Drummer" to the religion of playing drums (not in any Theological sense)

TOP 5 DRUMMERS? Simon Phillips, Billy Cobham, Tony Williams, Vera Figueiredo(LOve her!!!), I grew up with Carter Beauford so I have to count him too.

MAKE OF DRUMKIT? Yamaha Custom Tour, 6 Piece, PDP rack system

MAKE OF CYMBALS? Zildjian K Custom, Mastersound Hi Hat

WHERE DO YOU PRACTICE? In my home office

ARE YOU IN A BAND(S) Yes. My college roommate from freshman year and I rejoined and started playing together again with others and his own son which has been really fun. Light gigging.

COVERS OR ORIGINALS? Covers

WHAT STYLE OF MUSIC? Rock, blues, jazz, soul

FAVOURITE TAKEOUT FOOD? Fabio's Pizza (they are awesome here in Central VA)
country? USA
ONE REALLY ODD FACT ABOUT YOURSELF? II used to be a helicopter pilot and found drumming and flying a helicopter use a lot of the same skills (all four limbs doing something different at once)and both are really fun!!!

HOW DID YOU START DRUMMING? My oldest brother was in a neighborhood band when I was a kid and I got interested since he played the drums.