@theVirgilDonati is always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible on the drums. His concepts on the drums were a big inspiration in the development of PolyNome.
What he’s doing today is totally mind-blowing, but even 26 years ago his command of the instrument was ridiculous.
Check out this clip from his 1992 instructional video “Power Drumming” where he’s improvising in 13/16. The vamp is complicated. It’s a 7 bar loop that has a lot of over-the-barline phrasing. Virgil’s ...accuracy and dynamic control is unreal.
If you want to try playing along to this yourself, download the Playlist from the PolyNome Public Library.
It's not just a metronome with your basic click noise killing your ears it's like a programmab