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If you could only Jam with one or the other?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by MAJOR METAL, Nov 25, 2005.


  1. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Would you prefer to jam with a Guitarist or a Drummer?. I would want to jam with the Guitarist. :bassist:
     
  2. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    drummer, due to complete lack of a grooving drummer atm.
     
  3. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    Drummer for sure. More freedom, sounds better, more freedom.
     
  4. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    I've played in a drummerless band, it's a great outlet. My guitarist was an acoustic rhythm player so I had a good progression and rhythm to move through.

    With a choice, I'd choose drummer over a guitarist though.
     
  5. Drummer.
     
  6. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    Drummer.
     
  7. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    I have a feeling drummers are going to win. ;)

    A good rhythm section = teh kingz
     
  8. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    drummer
     
  9. Lowtonejoe

    Lowtonejoe Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Richland, WA
    Drummer.

    It just seems like it is easier to communicate grooves with a drummer.

    But hey, I'm a music whore, I'll jam with anybody. Well, at least once anyway.

    :D

    Joe.
     
  10. BillytheBassist

    BillytheBassist

    Aug 18, 2005
    Texas
    drummer
     
  11. purfektstranger

    purfektstranger

    Apr 10, 2003
    Canada
    good drummer :eyebrow:
     
  12. Passinwind

    Passinwind I Know Nothing Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 3, 2003
    Columbia River Gorge, WA.
    Owner/Designer &Toaster Tech Passinwind Electronics
    I play in duos with both formats fairly frequently. The one with the guitarist gets a lot more gigs, but the one with the drummer is a lot more fun.

    My main gig is a jazz trio featuring neither one, and I really enjoy that.
     
  13. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    It's a lot easier to jam with a drummer, and in many ways more fun, you don't need to worry about harmony and melody and you can just rock out however you feel.

    In that regard I think it's a lot more braindead and immediately satisfying. But, there is something to be said about sitting down with a good guitarist and burning through standards or just playing around with chord progressions and hearing. It takes a lot more skill I think, to jam with a guitarist and keep it interesting.
     
  14. id have to say guitar..
     
  15. Lowtonejoe

    Lowtonejoe Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Richland, WA
    Yeah, but you're beyond hairy.

    :D

    Joe.
     
  16. Minger

    Minger

    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    Probably...drummer.

    That is, unless its my friend Rach...cuz for soem reason, I always find that interesting.
     
  17. drummer
     
  18. M.D.S.

    M.D.S.

    Nov 8, 2004
    Scotland
    Another vote for drummer...
     
  19. lbanks

    lbanks

    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Drummer.
     
  20. ryco

    ryco

    Apr 24, 2005
    97465
    Drum thang