Carter Beauford of Dave Matthews Band

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Post Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:05 pm

I've been a DMB fan since "What Would You Say" first hit the air.
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Post Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:37 pm

Duh, I should have known what cross-over meant, just thought dude meant something else. I like me some DMB all around by the way.
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Post Sun Dec 28, 2008 11:21 pm

i can't help but turn back to DMB every so often and just immerse myself in beauford's incredible live drumming. we all know he can hold his own in the studio, but his live work is just impeccable. that's where the real skill's at, methinks.
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Post Thu Jan 01, 2009 1:57 am

He always hammers in Ants Marching when playing live too, that's one of his best performances.
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Post Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:56 am

As with a lot of us Buddy was his inspiration. Carter's father took him to a show when he was a young'n because he couldnt find a babysitter. Carter used to practice in front of a mirror. While doing this he would try to immitate the audience view of Buddy. This caused him to set up his kit in reverse. Even though he doesnt use the reverse kit today, that early exposure helped with his dexterity big time.
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Post Sun May 10, 2009 7:06 pm

Great drummer!! I am a heavy metal and rock guy, but I listen to Dave Matthews all the time just for his drumming. I have never seen a drummer that makes it look so easy.