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    Kit Percussionists

    lol :) All i wanted to make a point is that, to play kit to a very good level takes a lot more than people think, and it shouldnt be ignored as a sepearte instrument, yes part of the percussion family, but different to tuned in some quite distinctive ways. I see your point on the classical side...
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    Kit Percussionists

    Weckl Eventhough weckl has a great snare drum technique as it is. and is such a great kit player. he is so versatile. all i was after was whether championship section bands like specialist players you wouldnt have a cornet player trying to play Eb bass surely. Well isnt it the same for tuned...
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    Kit Percussionists

    Kit players Ok i see your point, but i used to play a brass instrument up to grade5. so i do have knowledge of what its all about, and as for theory, theres so many styles to apply different theory to on the kit, theres to much to learn on that side of things. as for weckl, chambers etc, dennis...
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    Kit Percussionists

    Kit players. I have to disagree, I have come across so many tuned "Percussionists" who claim they can play the kit well as well as tuned, and they have no idea at all on basic concepts and techniques. Have any of you ever looked at guys such as Dennis Chambers, Gregg Bissonette. How did those...
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    Kit Percussionists

    Hello Everyone, I was just wondering how much demand there is for percussionists that play kit. Do bands want percussionists who play tuned and untuned percussion who are generally all round and will have a go at anything, or is there a preference for specialist players. e.g. Tuned and Kit...
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    Kit Percussionists

    Hello Everyone, I was just wondering how much demand there is for percussionists that play kit. Do bands want percussionists who play tuned and untuned percussion who are generally all round and will have a go at anything, or is there a preference for specialist players. e.g. Tuned and Kit...
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