quote by Henry David Thoreau

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.

— Henry David Thoreau

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If you have a great band with a mediocre drummer, you have a mediocre band.

If you have a mediocre band with a great drummer, you have a great band!

But, I don't think any arranger should ever write a drum part for a drummer because if a drummer can't create his own Interpretation of the chart and he plays everything that's written, he becomes mechanical; he has no freedom.

I told people I was a drummer before I even had a set, I was a mental drummer.

Just because you're not a drummer doesn't mean you don't have to keep time.

Mainly I was able to perform with music - I played the French horn, I would sing, and I was a drummer in the pipe band. So I think it was a way to show off.

Live with your memories and keep them as memories and that’s great.

Forget the bad times just remember the good ones and you know and hope tomorrow is a good day

A good groove releases adrenaline in your body.

You feel uplifted, you feel centered, you feel calm, you feel powerful. You feel that energy. That's what good drumming is all about.

It takes a pretty good drummer to be better than no drummer at all.

The drummer; he inspired me to play like no one else I have ever met.

Where I come from we say that rhythm is the soul of life, because the whole universe revolves around rhythm, and when we get out of rhythm, that’s when we get into trouble.

If it doesn't come from your heart, music just doesn't work.

The Creator wants us to drum. He wants us to corrupt the world with drum, dance and chants. After all, we have already corrupted the world with power and greed....which hasn't gotten us anywhere - now's the time to corrupt the world with drum, dance and chants.

I'm still the best Keith Moon-style drummer in the world.

You're singing a song about making love to your drummer, well gay guitar pickers don't turn me on.

Artt Frank is my all-time favorite drummer. He always seems to know where I'm going.

It's the honesty you apply to your playing that makes music enjoyable.

The style of the music has little to do with it. It's only honesty makes it beautiful.

Playing drums feels like coming home for me.

Even during the White Stripes I thought: 'I'll do this for now, but I'm really a drummer.' That's what I'll put on my passport application.

God is punishing me for my past wickedness by keeping me alive and in as much pain as he can.

The American drummer is a one-man percussion orchestra.

Because Larry, by then, was a drummer, who would sort of get bored and tired, and rather stand up and blow kisses to people. So we needed the bass to sort of drive along.

But Apple really beats to a different drummer.

I used to say that Apple should be the Sony of this business, but in reality, I think Apple should be the Apple of this business.

We reckoned we could make it because there were four of us.

None at us would've made it alone, because Paul wasn't quite strong enough, I didn't have enough girl-appeal, George was too quiet, and Ringo was the drummer. But we thought that everyone would be able to dig at least one of us, and that's how it turned out.

Buddy Rich was one of the most incredible technicians in the world, on this planet, but the only people he could really impress, who knew what he was doing was another musician or another drummer.

Age 10. I joined the school marching band as a drummer.

I like to be one of those drummers who actually add to the music, not one of those guys who sit in a room 24/7 trying to outwit or outplay another drummer.

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When I speak of natural drummers I'm talking about guys that are playing with the talent God gave 'em.

The greatest contribution jazz has made in music has been to replace the role of the conductor with a member of the ensemble who, instead of waving his arms to keep time and convey mood, is an active member of the musical statement. That person is the drummer.

I don't want no drummer. I set the tempo.

My soul is that of a drummer.... I didn't do it to become rich and famous. I did it because it was the love of my life.

That's what the drummer is supposed to do.

Keep the time. If you can do something else besides that, fine. But the time is essential and non-negotiable.

I think that the rhythm sections, drummers in particular, are the unsuing heroes of the music. It's the rhythm section that has changed the styles from one period to the other.

We changed the name from Sex Gang Children to Culture Club because Jon Moss, our drummer, went to L.A. on holiday and took some demo tapes with him. -Everyone loved the music but nobody liked the name. I -remember getting a postcard from Jon from L.A. saying, "I don't think America's ready for the Sex Gang Children."

I'm the Best Keith Moon-type drummer in the world.

I always resented the role of a drummer as nothing more than a subservient figure.

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