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#108632 by jsantos
Tue Apr 20, 2010 7:54 pm
Cool Article!

My top 5 Favorite Drummers would be:

1) Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater)

2) Virgil Donati (Planet X)

3) Stuart Copeland (Police)

4) Vinnie Colaiuta (Frank Zappa)

5) Neil Peart (Rush)

#108663 by gtZip
Wed Apr 21, 2010 12:20 am
What? No Danny Carey?

#108680 by Iain Hamilton
Wed Apr 21, 2010 6:59 am
jsantos wrote:Cool Article!

My top 5 Favorite Drummers would be:

1) Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater)

2) Virgil Donati (Planet X)

3) Stuart Copeland (Police)

4) Vinnie Colaiuta (Frank Zappa)

5) Neil Peart (Rush)


Nearly right, well 1 out of 5 :wink:

1) Dave Weckl

2) Vinnie Colaiuta

3) Buddy Rich

4) Chad Wackerman

5) Animal (muppetts) :)

#108739 by jsantos
Wed Apr 21, 2010 2:41 pm
Iain Hamilton wrote:
Nearly right, well 1 out of 5 :wink:

1) Dave Weckl

2) Vinnie Colaiuta

3) Buddy Rich

4) Chad Wackerman

5) Animal (muppetts) :)


^^ hehe nice list! HOW can i forget ANIMAL!!

#108740 by jsantos
Wed Apr 21, 2010 2:42 pm
gtZip wrote:What? No Danny Carey?


Oh man...good one ZIP. Totally forgot that one. I may have to put him at #3
#189785 by dangerplug
Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:00 am
Danger plug is searching for new drummer. Based in Downey, ca 90241. If interested call 562-858-3287.

Cheers

Ernie Martinez

#189788 by VinnyViolin
Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:45 am
Nate Smith - Dave Holland's Quintet and Chris Potter's Underground

William "Benny" Benjamin - The Funk Brothers, Motown

Elvin Jones - John Coltrame, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus

Joseph Zigaboo Modeliste - The Meters, and .. Dr. John, The Wild Tchoupitoulas, Allen Toussaint, Lee Dorsey, Robert Palmer, Keith Richards, Bill Laswell, Aaron Neville, Professor Longhair
, John Fogerty, Harry Connick Jr.

Jim Keltner - In addition to his work with three of the Beatles, Keltner, as a free-lance drummer, has also worked with Leon Russell, Gabor Szabo, Delaney Bramlett, Roy Orbison, Harry Nilsson, Jerry Garcia, Eric Clapton, Guthrie Thomas, Steely Dan, Joe Cocker, Van Dyke Parks, the Rolling Stones, Ronnie Wood, Bill Wyman, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Brian Wilson, Roger McGuinn, Seals and Crofts, The Ramones, Bill Frisell, Neil Young, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Phil Keaggy, Steve Jones, Crowded House, Fiona Apple, Elvis Costello, The Bee Gees, Jackson Browne, The Manhattan Transfer, Randy Newman, Ry Cooder, Sam Phillips, Los Lobos, Pink Floyd, Warren Zevon, Rufus Wainwright, Tom Petty, Gillian Welch, the Steve Miller Band, Alice Cooper, Sheryl Crow and Lucinda Williams among many others.

#189794 by Drumsinhisheart
Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:36 am
"I guess because we don't play an instrument that makes a melody, but you've gotta have a beat."

Depends on the drummer. Max Roach, Tony Williams, Ginger Baker, Terry Bozzio, and dozens upon dozens, hundreds, thousands of others, known and unknown, play melodies on their drum sets every day.

#189806 by jimmydanger
Thu Oct 18, 2012 1:28 pm
1 Bill Bruford (Yes, King Crimson)
2 Terry Bozzio (Zappa, Missing Persons, Jeff Beck)
3 Mark Brzezicki (Big Country, The Cult, Peter Townsend)
4 John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)
5 Mitch Mitchell (Jimi Hendrix)

Also Keith Moon (The Who), Paul Thompson (Roxy Music), Clive Bunker (Jethro Tull), Stuart Copeland (The Police), Billy Cobham (Mahavishnu Orchestra) and so many others I don't have time to list.

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