Friday, November 9, 2012
The Matt Wilson/Jeff Hamilton Drum Battle!
I've always been a sucker for drum battles or, as I like to call them, "Percussion Discussions". Some of my early favorites include the Buddy Rich/Gene Krupa drum battles from Jazz at the Philharmonic, Rich vs. Roach and Gretsch Drum Night at Birdland.
Here's an impressive rhythmic exchange between Jeff Hamilton and Matt Wilson to enjoy from last summer's Port Townsend Jazz Festival: