Originally Posted by Louie J.
Ditto. Who wants to do rudiments when you can JAM. A bad habit I'd like to avoid is all the weird faces I make while playing. I can't stand to watch myself drum. I saw a video of Neil Peart rocking out with a stone cold poker face on. It was cool. I look like I'm gasping and weezing for breath.
Guilty of that myself
. When I was young and just learning, I hated the rudiments. Now that I'm older (and wiser?) I wish I'd have mastered them all, especially when I see drummers like Todd Sucherman incorporate them into monster jams. I keep stressing this to my son, whose just learning right now himself. I wonder if he'll listen