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Written on Feb, 14, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Below is a groove idea that I wrote out for my friend Jace D at N.A.M.M. a few years back. We were talking about drum grooves of the 1970s, and how adventurous they were. Even in pop songs. Even the drum fills. I had been fascinated by Steve Gadd’s groove for “Chuck E’s In Love” , a hit single by Rickie …

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Written on Feb, 11, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

In January 2001, Stewart Copleand performed a special concert at the NAMM show in Anaheim, CA. It was in a huge ballroom of the Anaheim Geek Hilton. He and his orchestra played songs from his film scores, and also his operas. I was in the front row with a few of my drummer friends (Josh Freese, Dean Butterworth, and Drew …

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