There are multiple reasons we go down particular paths of drumming education. Our first teacher introduces us to Stick Control, and we start getting our hands together. We hear “Achilles Last Stand,” and John Bonham’s right foot becomes the new bar to reach. Later Count Basie sets us on the long journey toward developing a righteous swing feel.

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