Thursday, July 14, 2011

King vs. Waits

You'd think with a title like that you'd be expecting a winner-takes-all boxing match between two heavyweights but this is a meeting of two heavyweights of a different sort. Here's drummers Dave King and Nasheet Waits engaging in a little "percussion discussion" from a recent outdoor performance in New York City:

I think we need more of this kind of thing these days. Maybe not so much competitive "drum battles" but drum set players coming together to make interesting and creative music together like this.

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