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10 drummers you should know

It might be a good idea to memorize the names of these drummers. Their creative musical contribution can not be underestimated. Knowing the names of great musicians often comes in handy when confronted with that old misconception that what or who has not often enough been mentioned, has not existed or was of little importance.

Ten brilliant drummers in alphabetic order:

Bobbey Hall

played with Janis Joplin, Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan

Cindy Blackman

played with Santana, Lenny Kravitz

Gina Shock

Co-writer Miley Cyrus Breakout

Janet Weiss

All over the place

Karen Carpenter

Yeah, her, the same one you know

Maureen Moe Tucker

The Velvet Underground, Lou Reed, John Cale

Paloma McLardy

The Slits

Ruth Underwood

Percussionist Frank Zappa

Sandy West


Sheila E.

Marvin Gaye, Gloria Estefan, Prince

Anytime you hear a not yet known drummer, never underestimate what she might be up to.

Sharon Harman -Wendelmoet Session song- Q-factory, Amsterdam (photo@vanReinout)

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