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Saturday Fun Favourite Drummers

Discussion in 'music' started by fegs, Oct 17, 2020.

  1. fegs

    fegs pfm Member

    I remember that quote :D
  2. manicatel

    manicatel pfm Member

    For pop, Clem Burke & Pete Thomas from the Attractions.
    Gavin Harrison for the clever stuff, & Steve Gadd.
  3. misterc6

    misterc6 Wasted and wounded, it ain’t what the moon did

    Max Roach
    Ginger Baker

    ‘nuff said!
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  4. wylton

    wylton Naim and Mana member

    Yes! Now there's one who should have gone on my list!
  5. wylton

    wylton Naim and Mana member

    Ginger Baker's had a few mentions; I only saw him play live once, and that was at the Field Festival, Victoria Park, in 2013 and he was bloody awsome!
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  6. foxwelljsly

    foxwelljsly Hawkwind and Fire

    Joe Morello
    Bill Ward
    Keith Moon
    Joey Baron
    Ian Paice
    Elvin Jones
    Steve Noble
    Jack DeJohnette
    Brian Spring
    John Marshall
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  7. Musicman19

    Musicman19 Member

    Ian paice mid seventies
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  8. Gervais Cote

    Gervais Cote Predator

    Neil Pert
    Simon Phillips
    Damien Schmitt
    Paul Brochu
  9. foxwelljsly

    foxwelljsly Hawkwind and Fire

    His playing on Fireball and In Rock is the work of a fabulous drummer having the time of his life. ^
    Have you heard Mark Guiliana's project with Brad Mehldau - Mehliana? Wherein the acoustic chamber jazz/bluegrass piano maestro unleashes his inner Wakeman on a plethora of vintage analogue synths? It's wild.

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  10. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    I forgive you;)
  11. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Not in any order:

    Art Blakey, because Art Blakey.
    Paul Motain, just amazingly fluent and innovative from telepathy with the Bill Evans trio right through to lots of great ECM stuff this century.
    Elvin Jones, no weak links in Coltrane’s core Impulse band, an amazing unit all round, and that always takes a truly great drummer.
    Rashied Ali, another Coltrane drummer, Interstellar Space is just astonishing to the point I have no idea what he is even doing.
    Jaki Liebezeit, the greatest rock drummer, and by such a margin.
    Bruce Mitchell (Durutti Column), effortlessly fluid and knows how to play quietly, I’ve seen him play his kit just with his hands.
    Steve Jansen (Japan), pushed pop/rock drumming somewhere new and interesting, he really found his own thing.
    Sly Dunbar, what can one say, just 100% groove, none better.
    Steve Gadd, can’t not list him really, there is nowhere he can’t put a beat.
    The Roland TR-808, it has played on so many great records it can’t not be in the list!
    Pedro83 and fegs like this.
  12. Caliente

    Caliente pfm Member

    Billy Cobham

    The drummer whose name I cannot recall, but played with Pharoah Sanders 3 years ago showed just how far ahead modern jazz drummers just are and that includs Elvin Jones who I love and admire in equal measure.
  13. Stunsworth

    Stunsworth pfm Member

    Ringo Starr. Hugely underrated.
    Art Blakey
    Dave Mattacks
  14. MichaelC

    MichaelC pfm Member

    Pip Pyle.

    Waiting for the guitarists now, I wonder who I will mention???

    And then wind instrumentalists, I wonder, I wonder???
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  15. Gervais Cote

    Gervais Cote Predator

    Yep, please someone start a thread for guitar and another one for saxophone !
  16. Seeker_UK

    Seeker_UK I had amnesia once or twice...

    Robert Gotobed (because with each new Wire album, his kit got simpler)
    Klaus Schulze (because he is as busy AF)
    Florian Pilkington-Miksa (because he has the best name)
    Phil Collins (because 'Nuclear Burn' and 'Intruder')
    Simon King (because blanga - Google it)
    Doktor Avalanche
  17. matt j

    matt j pfm Member

    I like Reni a lot, although not much output to go on sadly, bit of a wasted talent in some respects maybe.
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  18. droodzilla

    droodzilla pfm Member

    Tony Williams, obvs. Revolutionary.

    Struggling a bit on the rock and pop front. Jaki Liebezeit comes to mind, as does New Orders Stephen Morris.

    Jon Christensen is another fine jazz drummer and contributed to countless ECM albums.
  19. Seeker_UK

    Seeker_UK I had amnesia once or twice...

    Bobby Rondinelli

    Just makes it look effortless.
  20. Seeker_UK

    Seeker_UK I had amnesia once or twice...

    If you're going for Motorik drummers, you need Klaus Dinger in there too,

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