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1. "Art was carrying me a lot of the time. When you're accustomed to playing with Art, and you play with other drummers, it's as if the bottom dropped out."
Author: Benny Green
2. "Just to be around that, to feel a part of it and be able to integrate the experience while I was with the Messengers, of going and playing gigs with other drummers, gave me the chance to realize that it was not just me that was making it happen."
Author: Benny Green
3. "Plus I am being hounded by all the fabulous new drummers, Bill Stewart at the head of the pack."
Author: Bill Bruford
4. "Historically, musicians know what it is like to be outside the norm - walking the high wire without a safety net. Our experience is not so different from those who march to the beat of different drummers."
Author: Billy Joel
5. "And, well of course, Count Basie, and I think all of the black bands of the late thirties and early forties, bands with real players. They had an influence on everybody, not just drummers."
Author: Buddy Rich
6. "To have everything written for you... It's not really creating. That's why I think symphony drummers are so limited. They 're limited to exactly what was played a hundred years before them by a thousand other drummers."
Author: Buddy Rich
7. "I think at one time every drummer wanted to play like Krupa or wanted to win a Gene Krupa drum contest. This is the big inspiration for drummers and naturally it has to be the same way for me."
Author: Buddy Rich
8. "I do like to look at female drummers, because I am one."
Author: Caroline Corr
9. "People who come up to me are drummers or fans of the band. I don't get it too much, but I'll be somewhere and someone will have me take a picture or something."
Author: Chad Smith
10. "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."
Author: Dave Lombardo
11. "When I speak of natural drummers I'm talking about guys that are playing with the talent God gave 'em."
Author: Gene Krupa
12. "I was a beginner again. I practiced hard and used to listen very closely to recordings of American jazz drummers such as Tony Williams and Kenny Clarke."
Author: Jamie Muir
13. "I've taken the styles of different drummers I've played with and used a lot of their styles with a lot of accenting what I play."
Author: Jason White
14. "Almost the moment he died, they put him in Playboy as one of the greatest drummers, which he was - there's no doubt about it. There's never been anybody since. He's one of the greatest drummers that ever lived."
Author: Jimmy Page
15. "At heart I cannot accept that I am a well-known rock 'n' roll star and one of the greatest drummers in the world."
Author: Keith Moon
16. "I've talked to some drummers who seem to have a very hard time staying in shape on the road, including some drummers touring with high-profile acts that don't have to live on fast food every night."
Author: Matt Cameron
17. "We're all geniuses. Life is merely overpopulated with singers who play drums, and, drummers who sing, to pay rent."
Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
18. "Hendrix rehearsed different drummers, before we met Mitch Mitchell."
Author: Noel Redding
19. "I think female drummers are great. I think there should more of them."
Author: Sean Kinney
20. "Most studios in Memphis had a house set of drums; the drummers just brought their own sticks."
Author: Steve Cropper
21. "Drummers are conductors - we set the pace for the music - so if you're not relaxed and feeling right, the whole thing goes out the window."
Author: Steven Adler
22. "Rising to her feet, she shot the Bird Man a furious glare, and then stormed off toward Savidlin's house. She was glad to be away from Richard, to be away from watching those girls pawing him.Her fingernails dug into her palms, but she didn't notice as she marched past the happy people. The dancers danced, the drummers drummed, the children laughed. People she passed wished her well. She wanted one of them to say something mean so she would have an excuse to hit someone."
Author: Terry Goodkind
23. "A song." I said aloud. "What?" "The whole time Adam and I were together, he never wrote a song for me." Vera looked like she was trying to think of an appropriate response to such a stupid desire. "He was a drummer. You hate it when drummers sing."
Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
24. "When I asked Vera why Michael was so obstinate, she told me that some asshole had recently broken Eliza's heart. A drummer, no less. Hell, even I know girls should stay away from the goddamn drummers."
Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
25. "May she play the Drums to the fiery rhythm of her Own Heart with the sinewy strength of her Own Arms, so she need Not Lie With Drummers."
Author: Tina Fey
26. "Drummers don't write - or at least, that's what everybody believes."
Author: Tony Williams
27. "A lot of drummers get sidetracked by the instrument. It can engulf you."
Author: Tre Cool
28. "Reading is performance. The reader-- the child under the blanket with a flashlight, the woman at the kitchen table, the man at the library desk-- performs the work. The performance is silent. The readers hear the sounds of the words and the beat of the sentences only in their inner ear. Silent drummers on noiseless drums. An amazing performance in an amazing theater."
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin

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