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    Wilcoxon solos

    Great job Larry! Also, how do you like the Superpad when compared to other pads (Real Feel, Pro Logix, etc.)?
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    Wilcoxon solos

    Hey Larry, Great sounding solo and congrats on getting back to work. The dedication to work on these solos even when you have all the time in the world is a feat, much less when you work full-time! I've published 10 solos (some Wilcoxon, some Delecluse) over the past couple of days. You can...
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    Kenny Washington best albums

    I'm with the above folks in saying that I don't believe Kenny has done a recording as a leader. I also agree the Mel Rhyne ("Stick to the Kick " is good), and Charlap dates are smoking. However, his body of work as a sideman speaks for itself. I'd go with 'Jazz Poet' by Tommy Flanagan as one...
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    Wilcoxon solos

    I have no idea why planoranger decided to go on the attack, other than to show he has more knowledge than I. That being said, you straw man almost every argument you pose and subsequently put words into my mouth. Your initial comment of "hate to burst your bubble" is condescending and...
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    Wilcoxon solos

    Hi 8Mile, Allow me to jump in for a second. When it comes to the topic of the swing feel desired for the Wilcoxon solos, I believe everyone is taking that too literally. The solos already have swing built into them. You don't need to force these to have a triplet feel (unless notated that...
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    Wilcoxon No.114 WTF?!?

    First, the videos and explanations from Rick Dior are VERY good. His introductory video explaining the approach to the Wilcoxon method is fantastic. There may indeed by a few typos because, like he said, it still happens in modern methods printed today. That being said, there is another...
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    The Charley Wilcoxon Challenge

    Thanks for the shout out 8 mile! Much appreciated. Wilcoxon is a must study. I love it that forums like this are helping to keep these classic, definitive books alive. Since getting back into the college teaching game I'm astounded at how many students AND professors are not familiar with...
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    Chris Fryar of Zac Brown Band interview

    Hi Folks, It's been a little while since we last posted but I wanted to share our podcast with the drummer from the Zac Brown Band, Chris Fryar. https://soundcloud.com/phil-smith-592966725/episode-90-interview-chris-fryar-of-the-zac-brown-band Also, on the first and third Thursdays of each...
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    New stuff for 2018

    Hi there Drummerworld, I wanted to let everyone know that there have been a few new features added to the Drummer's Weekly Groovecast for 2018. First, we've published our web site. Shockingly enough it can be found at: www.drummersweeklygroovecast.com You can access all of our shows, videos...
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    New interview with Mike Johnston from mikeslessons.com

    Hey Gang, This week we chat with educator Mike Johnston from mikeslessons.com! In this episode we focus our discussion on education. We spend our time talking about concepts, methods, and teaching philosophies. If you're familiar with Mike you know that his communication skills are absolutely...
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    New podcast with Ra Kalam Bob Moses

    Our new conversation with the legend, Ra Kalam Bob Moses, is now available! Bob talks about his 50+ year career and his long term musical partners: Larry Coryell, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Kuhn, Hal Galper, Steve Swallow, Tisziji Munoz, and more. We also have in depth discussions about...
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    New podcast with Tom Brechtlein

    Hey Folks, Last week we had the distinct pleasure of speaking with drumming legend, Tom Brechtlein. Most of you know Tom from his long time association with artists Chick Corea and Robben Ford. Tune in to hear about those great artists along with stories about his education, auditions, gigs...
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    Interview with Chris Brady of Aquarian Drum Heads

    Hey Gang, This week we were afforded the opportunity to speak with artist relations and marketing specialist of Aquarian Drum Heads, Chris Brady. Give us a listen to hear what he says about: Roy Burns, the creation of the company, how he was hired, product breakdowns, research and development...
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    Interview with Lee Falco of Donald Fagen and the Nightflyers

    Join us this week for an exclusive interview with Lee Falco, drummer for Donald Fagen during his summer, solo tour. In this episode Lee talks about growing up in the Hudson Valley area of New York and how its strong musical legacy shaped his career. He also discusses the musicians he grew up...
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    Cruise Ship Drumming: Interview with the drummers of Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas

    Good day DW Denizens, If you've ever considered working on cruise ships or just wondered what life on the high seas might be like then give this show a listen. You'll hear from a group of veteran drummers who detail their careers and how it led them to playing on cruise ships. You'll hear...
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    Interview with former Zildjian VP John DeChristopher

    This week we proudly present music industry icon, John DeChristopher, former VP of the Zildjian Cymbal Company. In this show we cover a tremendous amount of prime musical real estate that will be (g)ear candy for all. DeChristopher started his industry career with a position at the Simmons Drum...
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    Matt Bettis cymbal maker interview now available

    Hey Gang, Come join us for our exclusive interview was master cymbal maker, Matt Bettis. Matt joined us from his home in rural Idaho for an in depth chat about the intricacies of creating artisan quality cymbals...
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    New interview with Sonny Emory now available!

    This week we're extremely happy to present for your listening pleasure our interview with, Sonny Emory. Sonny's career spans four decades and includes stints with: Cameo, Jean-Luc Ponty, David Sanborn, Joe Sample, Bruce Hornsby, Bette Midler, and Earth, Wind, and Fire. Aside from his obvious...
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    Win free gear from the Drummer's Weekly Groovecast

    Hi Folks, First, thanks to the forum members for their support of our show. We're the new kids on the podcast block but have grown exponentially during the first nine months of the show. Thank you very much! We are now conducting our first ever giveaway and would like to cordially invite...
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    New show posted: Inside the Gretsch drum factory

    Hi good folks! The Drummer's Weekly Groovecast is proud to publish our newest podcast: Inside Gretsch, the factory tour with Paul Cooper. Last week Jon and I were given the red carpet treatment at the Gretsch factory in Ridgeland, SC. Operations manager, Paul Cooper was kind enough to give us a...
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