This is a little over the top! Clave, bell pattern and montuno. jeeeeez.
Sat, 01/03/2009 - 00:58
Yes. My silly gimmicks in plain view....
Now if they would just pay me for 3 guys......
Sat, 01/03/2009 - 04:25
I love that vid Dana!
Will you play that kind of stuff at today's hang? ;o)
Sat, 01/03/2009 - 10:17
Thanks for the supportively kind words everyone. I can demonstrate some of my patterns at the hang.
Sat, 01/03/2009 - 10:41
Not over the top at all.
Sat, 01/03/2009 - 09:44
That's really cool. Can you please post a closeup of your clave mechanism? Is it attached to the damper pedal?
Wed, 01/07/2009 - 13:56
I am using LP's Gajate bracket and a bass drum pedal to play the clave. It is not connected to the damper but if you look I seem to dampen in clave mostly because I ran out of coordination :)
here is a link to the LP website where you can have the gizmo demonstrated in video by the man himself:
Wed, 01/07/2009 - 02:49
You gassed me with this, Dana ! Call it a "silly gimmick" if you like, I call it an asset. Incidentally, I see you have a Vanderplas vibe. I own one too, a 3-octave. Yours looks like it's bigger. 3.5 ?
Wed, 01/07/2009 - 10:17
Thanks Phillipe! Yes it is a VdP LW40 (4 oct). I have had it for 5 years or so and I love it.
Wed, 01/07/2009 - 21:00
crazy its like watching a drumset with notes!
Thu, 04/08/2010 - 21:45
That's AMAZING Dana!
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Fri, 04/09/2010 - 15:53
Go Dana....tuned and non-tuned percussion concurrently.
If you think a drummers job is to keep time; go buy a watch and let me know how that works for ya?
Wed, 06/30/2010 - 08:55
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Wed, 06/30/2010 - 09:20
Thanks a lot James, Vaggelis, Todd, Mike and Marie! I really do appreciate your all too kind words.
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