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Post Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:08 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3jAK3r9vLc

Terry Bozzio's solo. Why can't people just see that he is good and creative? No one has any idea how hard it is to truly be unique on the drums, to do something no one really has. Please hit up with some feedback.
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Post Fri Feb 20, 2009 10:46 pm

b]Guys got talent defnately but man, i just cant get into it. It takes too long for it to pick up and when it does...its just not jamming

like I understand his logic but I'm not feeling it

In a strange way, its like his compositions don't showcase the full extent of his talent

Everytime I hear him it feels like he's on the verge of busting out some crazy, mind blowing, drumline type stuff and then he doesnt
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Post Fri Feb 20, 2009 11:54 pm

should've posted a more recent video
he's gotten a lot more intense over the years
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Post Sat Feb 21, 2009 3:32 am

Assback wrote:b]Guys got talent defnately but man, i just cant get into it. It takes too long for it to pick up and when it does...its just not jamming

like I understand his logic but I'm not feeling it

In a strange way, its like his compositions don't showcase the full extent of his talent

Everytime I hear him it feels like he's on the verge of busting out some crazy, mind blowing, drumline type stuff and then he doesnt


If you're looking for a ripping drum solo, you're looking at the wrong drummer, go watch some Chad Wackerman. If you're looking for mind blowing technique and ostinato patterns that have taken the most technically advanced drummer on the planet literal years to learn, watch some Bozzio. He doesn't play drums, he plays orchestral arrangements on a very large drum set. His toms are all tuned to specific pitches.
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Post Sat Feb 21, 2009 10:11 am

If you're looking for a ripping drum solo, you're looking at the wrong drummer, go watch some Chad Wackerman. If you're looking for mind blowing technique and ostinato patterns that have taken the most technically advanced drummer on the planet literal years to learn, watch some Bozzio. He doesn't play drums, he plays orchestral arrangements on a very large drum set. His toms are all tuned to specific pitches.


Yeah, for the most part his solo's are eh...but there's a really good one that came out recently, I'll try to find it. Also, have you seen him play with, I believe it's, Chad Wackerman for Drum Conversations?
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Post Sat Feb 21, 2009 10:15 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xir6EVkzDws

This is a more recent video, it's just a taste of the entire solo, but it's still amazing. It's still mainly patterns, but it's sooooo tasty.
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Post Sat Feb 21, 2009 10:27 am

More Videos.

This is a nice composition that begins with some nice rudiment work.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcJpD6n-TnY

This is Chad and Terry's Drum Conversations.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfK3qrMISyM Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCRXIEx8R7M Part 2

When I have time I may look for more, but these are killer.
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Post Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:34 pm

SGarrett wrote:
Assback wrote:b]Guys got talent defnately but man, i just cant get into it. It takes too long for it to pick up and when it does...its just not jamming

like I understand his logic but I'm not feeling it

In a strange way, its like his compositions don't showcase the full extent of his talent

Everytime I hear him it feels like he's on the verge of busting out some crazy, mind blowing, drumline type stuff and then he doesnt


If you're looking for a ripping drum solo, you're looking at the wrong drummer, go watch some Chad Wackerman. If you're looking for mind blowing technique and ostinato patterns that have taken the most technically advanced drummer on the planet literal years to learn, watch some Bozzio. He doesn't play drums, he plays orchestral arrangements on a very large drum set. His toms are all tuned to specific pitches.


yeah, i know the spill. thats what i meant by i understand his logic.
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Post Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:06 pm

i think more people will remember his set than his actual playing
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Post Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:37 pm

blastbeats666 wrote:i think more people will remember his set than his actual playing


yeah his set is huge. I've heard him play before but it never really stuck with me, not nearly as much as that kit!
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Post Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:01 am

I disagree. I've seen a bunch of drummers with huge kits, but no one else who was actually playing music that demanded every single piece of equipment present. I totally love what he's doing, and as hard as it looks, it's even more difficult than that.
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Post Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:35 pm

Alan_ wrote:I disagree. I've seen a bunch of drummers with huge kits, but no one else who was actually playing music that demanded every single piece of equipment present. I totally love what he's doing, and as hard as it looks, it's even more difficult than that.


Yeah he definately puts it all to use. I just can't wrap my head around it and it doesn't really stick with me.
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Post Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:49 pm

quit viewing it as drumming, but rather understand it's the whole statement.
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Post Tue Feb 24, 2009 2:03 pm

As cool as it is I'd rather listen to what he played with Zappa. But that's me. :mrgreen:
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Post Tue Feb 24, 2009 2:39 pm

I freaking LOVED it when he sang with Zappa while playing the drums.

he's possibly my favorite drummer with Zappa. he played a lot more "rock" than his other drummers.