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    Why Rodney Holmes never made it big?

    Despite being a crazy talented drummer, he's always stayed off the radar as far as being picked for prestigious records and tours (with the exception of Wayne Shorter many years ago). How do you "explain" this? Rodney is a killer drummer!
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    Rest in Peace Milford Graves

    Thanks for everything you shared into the world, you will be remembered as one of the greats.
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    R+R=NOW Live album

    Robert Glasper: Keys Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: Trumpet Derrick Hodge: Bass Taylor McFerrin: Synthesizer Justin Tyson: Drums Terrace Martin: Synthesizer, Vocals, Alto Saxophone
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    A Community Post - Thelonious Monk's Evidence

    "If you want to go fast go alone. If you want to go far go together". - African Proverb Inspired by my friend @wsmithree we have created work by a small portion of the musician community. Many generations, each with their own individual perspectives and voices, all on display for the purpose of...
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    Ofri Nehemya

    Israeli jazz drummer Ofri Nehemya, a child prodigy, started playing with some of his home country's leading jazz names while still in high school, going on to record with the likes of Avishai Cohen, Omer Avital, and Shai Maestro. Nehemya was born in 1994 in Givatayim, Israel into a musical...
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    Arthur Hnatek Trio - Static (album)

    PERSONNEL Arthur Hnatek - drums Francesco Geminiani - tenor saxophone Fabien Iannone - double bass ALBUM CREDITS Recorded at Suburban Sound, Winterthur, Switzerland (January 2020) Recorded and mixed by Valentin Liechti Mastered by Matt Colton Produced by Arthur Hnatek Executive Producer -...
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    Damion Reid

    Damion Reid was born June 16th 1979 in West Covina, California a city east of Los Angeles. He is the son of well respected bassist and astute operatic singer and teacher. By the age of three, Damion was already playing in church. It was around the age of twelve that Damion began being mentored...
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    The great Joey Baron appreciation thread

    To my astonishment i noticed that there isn't an appreciation thread for the legendary drummer Joey Baron, how's that? When discussing the greatest drummers he's barely mentioned in this forum, why?
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    Kweku Sumbry

    Grounded in the traditions of the Djembe Orchestra, Kweku Sumbry is a multi-percussionist from Washington, DC. At the age of four years old Kweku fell in love with performing. Since then, Kweku has travelled the world healing through music. He began his studies as a toddler under the tutelage of...
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    Tyshawn Sorey

    Newark-born multi-instrumentalist and composer Tyshawn Sorey (b. 1980) is celebrated for his incomparable virtuosity, effortless mastery and memorization of highly complex scores, and an extraordinary ability to blend composition and improvisation in his work. He has performed nationally and...
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    Justin Tysone is one of the best in the biz, you gotta recognize it.

    This drummer has EVERYTHING and this thread will function as a proof.
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    Marcus Gilmore live at The Village Vanguard (streaming show)

    Only 10 dollars for an unforgettable performance of one of the greatest drummers around: