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Re: More Videos, featuring Per and Rick

Well I thought you did great. No looper needed! Good old fashion jazz drumming at it's beast!

Keep it up

richard sales
glassWing farm and studio
vancouver island, b.c.
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On 10-Aug-08, at 6:49 AM, Rick Walker wrote:

Richard Sales wrote:
"saw a couple vids and they are VERY NICE!
Reminded me of the Dead's melt downs. All around wonderful. And how 'bout that Rick Walker? Sheesh! I didn't know you played the tubs, Rick."

Thanks a lot a for the compliment, Richard..................keep in mind that you were watching me trying very hard not to freak out
that I was unable to use my custom looping rig on the very first gig of my 8 week European tour. I discovered after the gig that
the phantom power button on my brand new endorsedment DTar mixer had gotten stuck between on and off, negating the entire signal
of my whole rig......................lol, never made THAT mistake again for the rest of the tour. Love the DTar, by the way.............awesome and versatile
and great sounding hi fi mixer with a tiny footprint.

And yeah, This year I am celebrating my 42nd year as a trapset drummer. I've made my living for the last
30 years as a trapset drummer and multi-percussionist (with some liberal doses of record production thrown in
for good measure). Though not my first instruments (I played piano for 2 years, cello for 6 months and
clarinet for 5 years before beginning the drums) the drums were the first instruments that I chose (instead of my mother or
father) and the first instrument I loved. I think I probably have more technical skill on drumset than on any instrument that I play now (I began earnestly playing other instruments about 13 years ago and now dabbel on dozens of different instruments).

It's completely ironic that I got into my first national drum magazine (in a 6 page article in DRUM! Magazine last summer)
as a found sound/live looping artist and NOT as a trapset drummer.

yours, Rick Walker