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Jojo Mayer's Nerve: Prohibited Beats

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The Moller Whip, the one-hand roll, the push and pull, the heel-toe--dance steps, candy bars, perhaps? No, they're the names of incredible drum techniques attributed to and perfected by charismatic Swiss drummer Jojo Mayer. If you want to know what these techniques are, explore the plethora of drum-centric websites or the demo clips on YouTube documenting his dazzling appearances at the world's major drumfests, where he's royalty.

Not documented enough on record, performances beyond his most readily available with the Vienna Art Orchestra or guitarist David Fiuczynski remain regrettably obscure. He's been more visible on the live circuit with his ...



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