Monday, September 10, 2018
It's Hammer Time!
From a recent performance at Centrum's Jazz Port Townsend festival, here's some absolutely fantastic piano trio drumming from Jeff Hamilton and his crew for you to check out this morning:
What a perfect way to start the week, if I might say so myself...
And while we're at it, here's Hamilton demonstrating the "melodic" possibilities of the drum set on his drum arrangement of Juan Tizol/Duke Ellington's classic composition "Caravan" (*see last week's post with Allison Miller for more on THAT*):
A Modern Drummer magazine feature from a couple of years ago...
And, finally, a couple of great cymbal tips from the Maestro himself (courtesy of the nice people over at the Memphis Drum Shop):
Okay, one more (!) Here's a brief, but excellent demonstration of Jeff's great brushwork: