Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Drum Battle @ Maxwell's

Well....its been waaaaay too long since my last post (!) but I've been on the road lately in the UK (still am for another week) but I will be home soon so I expect more posts forthcoming once I'm back and have time to do this sort of thing (!)

In the meantime, I came across this clip on youtube featuring a friendly drum "battle" at Steve Maxwell's Manhattan Drum Shop featuring:

Matt Wilson (on Joe Morello's Brubeck-era Ludwigs)

Jeff Watts (on Elvin Jones' 70s era Camcos)

Lewis Nash (on Kenny Clarke's 60s era Premiers)

Apparently this gathering of Titans was part of an upcoming Downbeat cover story about drummer/bandleaders. I look forward to checking that out being an aspiring drummer/bandleader myself : )

I also saw the Bad Plus last night at Ronnie Scott's in London so I will attempt a "review" later at some point. It was the first time I've seen this group and was throughly impressed. Dave King was playing some GREAT drums last night.

Anyways, I'll write more once I'm back in Canada.

1 comment:

  1. hey great post. im going to see tain with an organ trio at birdland. very excited!