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Any Alternative Percussionists?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Brad Barker, Apr 3, 2002.


  1. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    tablas rock my world. i'm thinking of getting a set.
     
  2. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    i'll accept "no" as a valid answer!




    i guess we're all *just* bass players...:D
     
  3. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    i'm alot better with my hands than i am with sticks, i play a pretty decent djembe and conga.


    i also marched 4th bass drum in high school! :D does that count?
     
  4. I like to hit random things I find in my room. Some times I tear old chairs apart and use their legs as sticks. I just ike making rythmic noise.





    I own a drumkit as well though.
     
  5. No
     
  6. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    Pennsylvania
    YES

    This is an UDU:



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  7. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Yes - the band I'm in plays Brazilian Sambas and we throw in the odd "Batucada", where everybody in the band (13 or more!) plays percussion - I have a Pandeiro for this purpose! ;)
     
  8. ARA punk

    ARA punk

    Jul 11, 2001
    USA, Shelby, NC
    Search for The Dancing Hobos on www.mp3.com The bassist is a friend of mine. They use alot of alternative percussion. Might have to pick the ones that have them because he alternates between congas and a drumset.

    (Looking for an excuse to plug them. ;) )
     
  9. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    very cool, all.

    i think percussion really satisfies that primal musical instinct.

    even though i totally suck at the 'kit, i like playing it. and i don't even consider myself a very aggressive person or consciously use it as an outlet.


    i guess not using sticks and using hands gives you a better, intimate connection with the rythm...and stuff.