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Most Inspirational Clip I've Seen In a Long Time

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by jaywa, Jul 25, 2012.


  1. jaywa

    jaywa

    May 5, 2008
    Iowa City, IA
    Gentlemen (and ladies), here is a YouTube clip by Mr. Bernard Purdie. He's a "pretty good" drummer from way back who has played and recorded with the best of the best. He was also a major influence on the late Jeff Porcaro, who I consider to be among the best drummers of my generation.



    Two things about this clip. #1, the man's ridiculous talent and #2, his sheer unbridled joy at playing. I laughed out loud several times watching this, not only by how crazy good the playing was but just the way he was carrying on.

    Check it out. I guarantee you'll feel better afterward (well, unless you're a bad drummer maybe :D)
     
  2. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
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  3. Barca_bass

    Barca_bass

    May 22, 2011
    jaywa- I felt the same exact way about that clip you posted. The odd thing is, I just watched that clip for the first time last night without knowing this thread was here, and I was led to it by following a series of Jeff Porcaro vids who I admire.

    Jauqo- That track is very good. I had not heard of that guitarist but I am very impressed. Your tone is awesome, and of course the drumming is just right.

    Now, I don't mean to hijack this thread...but in some of the other Purdie videos, who is the bassist he is playing with?
     
  4. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
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    Thank you and yes Kudzai is definitely a talented guitarist.


    Here we are again.

    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/f19/some-fretless-sub-contra-bass-902031/




    I have no clue. But his tone is nice.
     
  5. Auguste

    Auguste

    Apr 5, 2012
    Absolutely Correct
     

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