"I loved to watch my uncle who was a drummer, when I was young, but he only played weekends because in those days, most of them didn't really devote their lives to it. It was such a long-shot," says Danny Seraphine, drummer for Chicago, whose innovative sound first stirred the public well over a decade ago.
If I were asked to make a list of the most underrated drummers. Bob Moses would be the first name that would come to my mind. I first met Moses through Charlie Perry at a jazz drumming workshop Perry was conducting.
Since their 1972 album "Thick As A Brick", Jethro Tull's music has become more and more layered, intricate, and demanding on both players and listeners. Also, since that time, Barriemore Barlow, a 29-year-old Scotsman, has been their percussionist.
One might nickname Michael Carvin "Man Of 1,000 Albums." He's played drums on many albums, including 100 jazz albums. The artists with whom he's been associated run the gamut of jazz— bebop, traditional, to the avant-garde and soul-tinged.