Top Ten Greatest Deceased DrummersMumbizz01
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Cause of Death: Overdose of Heminevrin - Mumbizz01
Rest in Peace Moonie!
The PREMIER badass DRUMMER. He played barehanded & with 4 'trees' sometimes. Live there was NO ONE THAT COMPARED. 30 minute solos were common. 1way
Cause of Death: Alcohol Overdose - Mumbizz01
Cause of Death: Heart Cancer - Mumbizz01
I saw Buddy Rich live on three occasions. He was so good I'm not sure if he was human or not...
Lower than The Rev. Please explain what life is? - 445956
Cause of Death: Heart Failure during surgery - Mumbizz01
He was my cousin
The best drummer of all time
Cause of Death: Overdose of Oxycodone - Mumbizz01
Without Gene Krupa (1909-1973), the jazz drummer who pioneered and popularized the extended drum solo and paved the way for talented drummers to receive the respect that they deserved, the drummers listed above him wouldn't be on any "greatest drummers" list because the notion of ranking drummers would not even exist. A virtuoso of power, inspiration, stamina, humor, passion, and melodicism, he profoundly influenced and/or mentored contemporaries and jazz drummers who came after him - among his admirers were Buddy Rich, Max Roach, Louis Bellson (who first attained fame after winning a Gene Krupa drumming contest), Cozy Cole, Jo Jones, Ed Shaughnessy, Mel Lewis, Roy Payne, Jake Hanna, Frankie Dunlop, and Jim Chapin. Moreover, he was a major influence for many "classic rock" drummers such as Keith Moon, Neil Peart, Ian Paice, Peter Criss, John Bonham, Bill Ward, Carmine Appice, and Kenny Aronoff. Finally, if it weren't for him, the drummers of today wouldn't have fully tuneable tom-toms.
Cause of Death: keukemia and Heart Failure - Mumbizz01
A great drummer - metal pioneer, very fast for the 70s (Rainbow - A Light In The Black, 1976).
He made headlines, when he appeared on the BBC children's programme Record Breakers, where he set a world record for the most drums (400) played in under one minute, live on television.
Powell had a fascination with fast cars and motorbikes, and raced for Hitachi on the UK saloon car circuit for a few months in the mid-seventies. He was quoted as saying in an interview, "I drive like I drum - madly".
Cause of Death: car accident while driving at 104 mph (167 km/h) in bad weather, in 1998, at the age of 50. - Metal_Treasure
Cause of Death: Cholangiocarcinoma - Mumbizz01
Cause of Death: Heart Attack - Mumbizz01
Cause of Death: Car Addcient - Mumbizz01
Jeffrey was and still is obviously the best drummer ever. No one can replace this magician behind the drums.
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