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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. Kelly Lee

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

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
  6. Matt Till

    Matt Till

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

    A good rhythm section = teh kingz
     
  7. 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.
     
  8. Passinwind

    Passinwind I Know Nothing Supporting Member

    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.
     
  9. 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.
     
  10. id have to say guitar..
     
  11. Lowtonejoe

    Lowtonejoe Supporting Member

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

    :D

    Joe.
     
  12. 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.
     
  13. M.D.S.

    M.D.S.

    Nov 8, 2004
    Scotland
    Another vote for drummer...
     
  14. ryco

    ryco

    Apr 24, 2005
    97465