I'd like to suggest you guys have a taste of 4 of drum's most exquisite, both technically and musically speaking, musicians. Here they are, (the order chosen doens't mean hierarchy) Jeff "Tain" Watts, Nathaniel Townsley, Keith Carlock and Brian Blade. Hope you guys enjoy!
Jeff Tain WattsJeff "Tain" Watts is a jazz drummer born in 1960 who has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Betty Carter, Michael Brecker, and others
"Keith worked with me on the Sacred Love tour. It's a big chair to fill in my band; some of the greatest drummers in the world have sat there: Stewart Copeland, Omar Hakim, Manu Katché, Vinnie Colaiuta.
Brian Blade The multi-talented young veteran is already widely respected in the jazz world as drummer/composer/leader of Brian Blade and The Fellowship Band, with whom he has released three albums. He is also known as the drummer for many heroes of the music world, including Daniel Lanois, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Wayne Shorter, Seal, Bill Frisell and Emmylou Harris.