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favorite drummers

Billy Cobham

Billy Cobham, born May 16, 1944 in Panama, is one of the world's most influential drummers, best known for his jazz fusion in the 1970s, with John McLaughlin's Mahavishnu Orchestra, where he pioneered a powerful style of drumming with jazz, rock and funk influences. He is the first drummer to unseat Buddy Rich in the Down Beat music polls. Cobham has played and recorded with hundreds of top musicians, including Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Larry Coryell, and Horace Silver; and is famous for his explosive, fast, spectacular playing.

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Dave Weckl

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, January 8th, 1960, to a mother who loved music and a father who played the piano as a hobby, Dave started playing drums around the age of 8. During his high school years he received many awards from the NAJE (National Association of Jazz Educators) for his outstanding performances in his high school's competition winning jazz band, and was involved with numerous local groups from a very early age while studying with St.

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Pete Lockett

Peter Robert Lockett is an English percussionist and recording artist. As one of the most versatile and prolific percussionists in the world, Lockett is known for his remarkable ability to bring traditional musical instruments out of their original cultural setting.
Pete Lockett is one of the most versatile multi-percussionists in the world, having immersed himself in percussion and drums from every part of the globe, from Indian to Arabic and from Japanese to Latin. The wide range of artists he

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