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Hi John, Thanks so much for your up tempo ride cymbal playing discussion on the Zildjian website. Very insightful! When can we expect an instructional DVD? :)
by Steve Ellis (South Africa)October 24, 2007 4:35 AM
Dear John Riley, in my solos I have learned how to make pretty good sounding solos, but I have gotten to a point that I almost want to hear melody in them, as if it was a sax solo or a piano solo. I feel that all I have is rythms and grooves. Most people can really understand what a sax player feels or thinks during a solo, but not really drummer, they just play. Is there a way to achieve that?
by Jose Ramirez (Colorado)October 16, 2007 10:19 PM
Hello John, in February you had a page on the Drummerworld site on Question and Answer solos. Is the mp3 file from that page still available as I would like to hear what its meant to sound like.
by Pete McLeod (England)October 15, 2007 8:37 PM
Hi,John!This is Joyce.I do like the way you play the drum.My crew said you were the best that he had never seen before.It seems very relax when you are playing.Next time you come to China,I promise I will take you to a lot of interestig ,nice places.Hope you enjoy the visit and thank you for being so nice to me.Keep in touch and all the best!
by Joyce Xu (Shanghai,China)September 30, 2007 7:09 AM
Hi John I'm writing an essay on drum coordination and would like to ask you some questions, regarding the educational or pedagogical aspect of it. If you say yes I will send them in another message. Thank you
by Danny Lloret (Puerto Rico (you gave me some lessons at my home))September 4, 2007 5:42 PM
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