on drums


: playing the drums
That was Miles Davis on trumpet and Max Roach on drums.

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Recent Examples on the Web Credited musicians include Jeffrey Clemens and Katie Herron on drums; Sean Hopkins and Dan Hardin on bass; Marge Loveday on keys, organ and vocals; Alex Banks on saxophone; and Tara Jones, Diamond Thomas and Shaturia Lightbourne on vocals. Lawrence Specker | Lspecker@al.com, al, 21 Aug. 2023 There was only one problem — Cox, Six, and Fitzgerald couldn’t find anyone who could live up to him on drums. Elisabeth Garber-Paul, Rolling Stone, 6 Sep. 2023 Isbell’s longtime backing band The 400 Unit includes two more Alabama natives: Tuscumbia’s Chad Gamble on drums and Sheffield’s Jimbo Hart on bass. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 18 July 2023 Harwell founded the band in 1994 in San Jose, California, with his fellow members Kevin Coleman on drums, Greg Camp on guitar and Paul De Lisle on bass, after they were introduced to each other by their eventual manager Robert Hayes. Christy Piña, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 Sep. 2023 The band for this segment was anchored by Hancock on piano, Blackman Santana on drums, Marcus Miller on electric bass and former Weather Report percussionist Alex Acuna, each of whom ignited. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Aug. 2023 The Offspring’s Josh Freese is on drums, Slash is manning a rhythm guitar, and Gosling is delivering the most passionate vocal performance of his career. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 21 Aug. 2023 The Hawks also included Levon Helm on drums; by 1961, the other future members of the Band were also in the fold. Jim Farber, New York Times, 10 Aug. 2023 That is actually John’s voice, Paul’s voice and bass playing, George on rhythm guitar and me on drums. Chris Willman, Variety, 7 July 2023 See More

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“On drums.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20drums. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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