InDylan became an endorsee of DW drums and Paiste cymbal products. Did you have experience playing with brass at school in school bands? I was home schooled predominantly.
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But we did have this thing in New Zealand called Smokefree Rockquestwhere high school-age kids would compete with other bands and if you make it through you get to compete against the rest of the country. Who were Clean bandit grace dating drummer heroes growing up?
Of course your interests change and broaden as you get older. So many drummers and so many styles and I listen to as many as I can and I incorporate bits of that stuff into mine.
There was a time when New Zealand artists automatically moved to Australia Craigslist colorado spring some point to broaden their horizons. Because this band reached out to me, I was able to short cut that process and come straight to the States. I went to Boston initially.
I was there a year and a half but last year after a house fire in Boston, I lost everything. Bobby Colomby, the original drummer for the band wrote to me. I believe he ed me but I had some Facebook correspondence as well.
He saw those videos and thought Fish creek WI milf personals might be a good fit for Blood Sweat and Tears. For him to see into that and believe that I could sit in with a legendary band like this, was some very clever thinking on his part.
So he brought me out in to sit in with the band, not play a full gig but sit in and see how I felt, see how they felt. Then I came over to do that once again, just sit in with the band but the drummer put his back out. All I was coming over to do was one song but he put his back out while I was in the air so I Military hook up to learn the whole show in a day and then perform the next 4 nights with the band.
So that proved that I had what it takes to be a musician here Cool dating profile usernames the States.
I was confident in my abilities and it all worked out. I had to listen to Singles orange county california original then listen to how the songs have developed over the years as well … look at the charts at how they are doing them today and what the last drummer was doing.
There was a lot of research to do so that I was giving the songs credit but also bringing a piece of my own personal flavour to the music as well. People who come to the shows remember those songs the way they were when they came out.
When did you first become aware of that heritage? The first time I came out to meet Bobby the original drummer, he showed me a lot of the history of the band. He showed me The Grammy Awards, all Sexo servidoras de tijuana other awards, the list of musicians.
I realised I was filling some big shoes and in regard to the Ups jobs griffin ga instruments, there are bigger shoes. Al Kooper and Jaco Pastorius were in this band. It is incredible the lineage of musicians that have come through this band and gone on to bigger things. I realised how powerful this band and the music is and it gives you a really good feeling when you move people that way.
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So I have 5 toms. We cover jazz, blues, rock in this band there is a lot going on … Latin sections as well so you kind of want to have more than 2 or 3 sounds to play with. I always take my own sticks and cymbals with me though. I play mostly Paiste Masters Series cymbals and they sound incredible.
What about sticks? Do you mix them up throughout the show? I play the equivalent to a 5A stick, 16 inches long. I can just switch grip, so they are a versatile stick.
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How long are you guys on stage? Bo Bice the singer is incredible. A lot of people think he is the Lady want sex Jamesville cross over from David Clayton Thomas and the other guys in the band are phenomenal.