Review: Buddy Rich Band at Ronnie's - Jazz
Jazz JournalReview: Buddy Rich Band at Ronnie'sJazz JournalHeaded up and hosted by Rich's vocalist daughter Cathy Rich, the show was naturally drum heavy, showcasing the remarkable playing of Rich's husband Gregg Potter in the first set and the impressive Dave Weckl (pictured right) in the second. To whistles ...
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 3:57 pm
Howard Davis Review: True Versatility -
Scoop.co.nz (press release)Howard Davis Review: True Versatility - Dianne ReevesScoop.co.nz (press release)This year, we got to enjoy three more stellar jazz performers - Bill Frisell, Dave Weckl, and Dianne Reeves. Dianne Reeves was born in 1956 in Detroit, but grew up in Denver among a naturally talented musical family - her father sang, her mother played ...and more »
Posted on 11 June 2017 | 2:28 pm
Buddy Rich Redivivus - Dave Weckl &
Scoop.co.nz (press release)Buddy Rich Redivivus - Dave Weckl & Rodger FoxScoop.co.nz (press release)Somewhat misleadingly, Thursday night's headliners were in effect the ubiquitous Rodger Fox Big Band, accompanying a plethora of guest stars - including jazz fusion drummer Dave Weckl, long-time Santana luminary Tony Lindsay, Down Beat rising sax ...
Posted on 8 June 2017 | 2:53 pm
Shape & Texture - Bill Frisell at
Scoop.co.nz (press release)Shape & Texture - Bill Frisell at Wellington Jazz FestivalScoop.co.nz (press release)This year, we're privileged to hear three more stellar performers - Bill Frisell, Dave Weckl, and Dianne Reeves. There are always murmurs of 'Hendrix' whenever a new electric guitarist of more than modest inventiveness appears, but they are generally ...and more »
Posted on 7 June 2017 | 2:49 pm
Dynamic drummer anchors 50th jazz gala
Stuff.co.nzDynamic drummer anchors 50th jazz gala concertStuff.co.nzDynamic American jazz fusion drummer Dave Weckl may have underpinned Saturday night's celebratory 50th anniversary jazz festival gala concert with stunning performances on the skins, but he wasn't the night's only star turn. Guest vocalist Tony Lindsay ...
Posted on 4 June 2017 | 5:25 pm
Vic’s Drum Shop Offers New Mapex Black
Vic’s Drum Shop in Chicago, America’s largest independent drum retailer, is stocking three new Black Panther snare drums that are manufactured by the Mapex Drum Company. The instruments reflect the unique personalities and signature sounds of legendary drummers Chris Adler, Matt Halpern, and Russ Miller, who created the drums in conjunction with Mapex. (PRWeb April 01, 2015) Read the full story ...
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 11:04 pm
Kansas City’s go-to drummer, Go-Go Ray is
The older he got and the more he studied and played, the more influences Ray discovered. He mentioned a few: Buddy Rich, Tony Williams, Dave Weckl, Dennis Chambers and big-band greats like Papa Jo Jones, Shelly Manne and Philly Joe Jones. “You see ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Mike Stern and Richard Bona
Theyre both so musical. Of course, playing with great musicians like Roy Hargrove, Jim Beard, Dave Weckl, Gregoire Maret and all the rest of these guys is always amazing. The album title is a double entendre, according to Stern. Leni, my wife, loves cats ...
Posted on 12 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Jazz band Chick Corea’s another ‘Inside
Jazz seemed like that to me. In the album "Inside Out," playing of the five members - Corea (piano, fender rhodes), Frank Gambale (guitar), Eric Marienthal (saxophone), John Patitucci (bass) and Dave Weckl (drum) – are like five emotions in the animated ...
Posted on 9 August 2015 | 8:30 am
Yamaha's Dave Weckl clinic sells out in
Yamaha’s Dave Weckl session at Ronnie Scott’s has sold out in just one week, which is a new record for drum clinic event. The Ronnie Scott’s date forms the London leg of a European tour organised by Yamaha to celebrate Weckl's 30-year association ...
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 10:00 am
Dave Weckl set for Yamaha UK tour
Dave Weckl is celebrating 30 years with Yamaha by heading out on a UK tour next month. The fun begins with what is being billed as an 'intensive session' in Dublin on Saturday 22 November. Here, just 12 attendees will be treated to an up-close master class ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:01 pm
Resolved Question: Is anyone on here a
Keith Moon. (The Who).
Nick Mason. (Pink Floyd).
Neil Peart. (Rush).
Roger Taylor. (Queen).
Ringo Starr. (Beatles).
John Bonham. (Led Zeppelin).
Peter Criss. (Kiss).
Tommy Lee (Motley Crue).
Dave Ghrol. (Nirvana).
Meg White (White Stripes).
Dave Lombardo. (Slayer).
Lars Ulrich. (Metallica).
Danny Carey. (Tool).
Brann Dailer. (Mastodon).
Mike Portnoy. (Dream Theatre).
Chris Adler. (Lamb of God).
Vinnie Paul. (Pantera).
Joey Jordison. (Slipknot).
James Sullivan. (Avenged Sevenfold).
Gene Hoglan. (Testament).
If not, who is/was your influence?
BQ: favourite drummer from my list?
Posted on 17 January 2014 | 10:31 pm
Resolved Question: Can someone give me links
Posted on 16 November 2012 | 5:17 am
Resolved Question: Any tips for learning
I have to learn traditional grip for drum core next year and I'm scared to death lol
Posted on 11 May 2012 | 10:30 am
Resolved Question: Who is the best drummer
My favorite drummers are Dave Weckl, Buddy Rich, Vinnie Colaiuta among a few. Who do you think is the best drummer of ALL time and why?
Posted on 5 March 2011 | 4:37 am
Resolved Question: Who is the best drummer?
THE BEST DRUMMER!
Posted on 25 February 2011 | 10:23 am