Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Some of my drum idols - Part 1

The playing starts around 1:06. Jo Jones' brushwork here is simply amazing. He practically invented brush playing, and is also known as Mr. Hi-Hat (he took that to an art form in the 1930s.)

One more, showing his absolute skill with both hands and sticks. His timing and musicality - not to mention relaxed playing - are reasons why he is one of my favorites:

Joe Morello is no slouch either :)

More to come ...

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