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Old 07-26-2011, 10:44 AM
pauloconnor pauloconnor is offline
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Location: Cheshire, UK
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Default Re: New Here - Quick Intro

Originally Posted by Redfern View Post
A Jack of all trades! :) impressive.

Welcome Paul!
Very much a master of none! I got into the jazz gig randomly having never attempted to play any of it.

Had always admired jazz drummers though and bought myself a Buddy Rich rudiments book many moons ago.

The set was fairly straightforward. Mainly brush work, standards, Herbie Hancock and some Sinatra. We used to do "Gotcha" (Starsky & Hutch Theme) and a few more up beat numbers which I really enjoyed.

It was 6 months work and I really learned a lot about dynamics. Certainly more than I had learned over the 10 years leading up to that point!
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