Russell a. Worrell - Son of Drummer Legend Bernard "Pretty" Purdie
"After the Rain" pt2 {Boney James} live drums by groovemaster Smooth Jazz groove
Received lots of comments & props
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"101 eastbound" {fourplay} live drums by groovemaster Smooth Jazz groove #harveymason
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"chill factor" pt3 {Richard Elliot} live drums by groovemaster Love the feel of this track...great tempo!
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"Spank a lee" {herbie hancock} live drums by groovemaster Hat/Syncopation on top of track.
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"My heart is dancing cover" #georgebenson {live drums played by Groovemaster}
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"Nothin but love cover" #boneyjames {live drums played by Groovemaster} #THEGROOVEISREAL
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"Ivory Coast groove" #boneyjames {live drums played by Groovemaster}
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"I'll be good to you cover" #boneyjames {live drums played by Groovemaster}
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"Better Days Ahead cover" #patmethenygroup {live drums played by Groovemaster
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"East Bay cover" #boneyjames {live drums played by Groovemaster.}
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"Modern Jive-The Single" {video promo} The Purdie Groovemaster Project Available @ CDbaby, Itunes & Amazon Digital! http://cdbaby.com/cd/bernardpurdie2 "We thank you for supporting"
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"gigabyte" {jeff lorber cover} played by groovemaster
Received lots of comments & props
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The Purdie Groovemaster Project "Modern Jive-The Single." Available on Itunes, CDbaby & Amazon Digital! http;//cdbaby.com/cd/bernardpurdie2 "We thank you for supporting!"
Received lots of comments & props
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"serpentine lane pt2" {jeff lorber cover} played by groovemaster
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"good kisser" (usher cover) played by groovemaster http://www.reverbnation.com/russellaworrell "I'm just having some fun here with this phenomenal groove! No drum mics, no headphones, no kick drum camera angles...just me, my drums and the music." {using Rute 505 vinyl rods. (Vic Firth} ~Groovemaster~ Groovemaster SHED SERIES
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"dr moy" {jeff lorber cover} played by groovemaster {unedited} http://www.reverbnation.com/russellaworrell "It's ALWAYS easier to play syncopation on the drums in a r-section when the bass and/or guitar lines are repetitive. When I'm playing hat/snare syncopation, it must make sense, and be compatible with the phrasing of the bass and/or guitar parts. Secondly, I like to use what I call "syncopated drum fills" (drum fills that don't detach from the groove itself as "regular" fills do.}, to keep the pulse and feel at a steady flow. The key to making this concept and approach a success, is to incorporate this style of syncopated groove drumming WHILE also playing the composition as written using discipline, dynamics...and of course, as I always say...proper placement of syncopation and fills. This video cover basically illustrates the results of my approach to syncopated groove drumming in this situation. Thank you for watching, listening and supporting" ~Groovemaster~ ***using "Flix" vinyl rods
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"a night in tunisia" {chaka cover} played by groovemaster
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Queens, New York
"a tale of two cities" {darren rahm cover} played by groovemaster
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
"rush hour" {david sanborn cover} played by groovemaster
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"breezin pt2" {george benson/al jarreau cover} played by groovemaster
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"bassman groove" {wayman tisdale cover} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
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"my heart is dancing pt2" {george benson cover} played by groovemaster "having fun with this very syncopated shuffle groove...whew!"
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"home at last" {steely dan cover} played by groovemaster
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"better days ahead syncopated groove" {pat metheny group} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
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"agua de beber syncopated groove" {al jarreau} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "some really cool syncopated drumming to this bosa nova antonio carlos jobim classic!
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"and like that" {alonzo wright} live drums: groovemaster
Received lots of comments & props
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"shooting the gaps" {alonzo wright} live drums: groovemaster
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"i know u know groove" {esperanza spalding cover} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
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"portia de areia groove" {esperanza spalding cover} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
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"the bijou groove" {jeff lorber drum cover} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
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"cinnamon sugar groove" {fourplay} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "Nice & Funky!!! just the way I like it!" ~Groovemaster~
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"one step closer groove" [the rippingtons drum cover} {played by groovemaster russell a. worrell} "A very cool smooth jazz groove...nice syncopation and feel!" ~Groovemaster~
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"affirmation groove" {george benson drum cover} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "My all-time syncopated grooves...influenced by my fav drummer ever...Mr. Harvey Mason! Hope you enjoy!" ~Groovemaster~
Received lots of comments & props
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"tuff puzzle groove" {acoustic alchemy} [played by groovemaster russell a. worrell]
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"it's a shame groove" {paul jackson jr.} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "playing some solid smooth jazz pocket, with some nice accenting & syncopation. Hope you enjoy! ~Groovemaster~
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"raindance/wanna fly groove" {jeff lorber} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
"spain groove" {bobby's backing tracks} live drums: played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
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"uncle darrow's groove" {jeff lorber} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
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"kid zero groove" {fourplay] played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
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"regardless of groove" {jeff lorber} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
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"chill factor groove" {drum cover} {richard elliot} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "Working on my smooth jazz chops as i'm preparing for my show in nyc on Aug 10 2013.."A SMOOTH JAZZ AFFAIR". This is actually one of the tracks that saxophonist WILL HOLTON is doing...can't wait...i think i nailed it here! I looooove my smooth jazz drumming...POCKET CITY!"
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"people make the world go round" {played by groovemaster russell a. worrell}
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"nuthin but love groove"(boney james) {a smooth jazz groove played by groovemaster russell a. worrell}
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"Butterfly" {bobby's backing tracks} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ROBERT PARRS FOR INVITING ME TO COLLAB WITH HIM ON THIS CLASSIC COMPOSITION BACKING TRACK! HE SENT ME THE MUSIC WITHOUT DRUMS AND I DID THE REST...HAD SO MUCH FUN!"
Received lots of comments & props
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"Brotherman" {The France-New York Jazz Trio} GROOVEMASTER RUSSELL A. WORRELL {DRUMS] ARNAUD QUERCY [PIANO] & PAUL FRAOLEY [BASS]
Received lots of comments & props
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"magic in your eyes" {Frank Carter lll} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "A SOLID POP/JAZZ GROOVE FROM THE GROOVEMASTER!"
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
"creepin" {bobby's backing tracks} played & sung by groovemaster russell a. worrell "THE GROOVEMASTER DISPLAYS HIS VOCALS ON THIS STEVIE WONDER CLASSIC!"
Received lots of comments & props
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"so into you groove" (steve cole) played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "SMOOTH JAZZ SYNCOPATION 101 FROM THE GROOVEMASTER!"
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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"open invitation groove" {new york voices} (played by russell a. worrell) "A VERY SMOOTH SAMBA/JAZZ GROOVE FROM THIS AWSOME COMPOSITIONS!"
Received lots of comments & props
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"What it is groove" (Jeff Lorber) played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "THIS IS ONE OF MY THROWBACK SHED GROOVE SESSIONS & STILL A FAV OF MINE...LOTS FUN!!!!"
Received lots of comments & props
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"curves ahead groove" (the rippingtons) {played by groovemaster russell a. worrell} "SYNCOPATION 101!!!"
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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"another star" (stevie wonder){bobbysbackingtracks} played & sung by russell a. worrell "THE GROOVEMASTER SHOWCASES HIS DRUMMING & VOCALS ON THIS AWSOME STEVIE WONDER CLASSIC!"
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
SDoun Live! NYC "In Silence" Groovemaster Russell A. Worrell SDoun {keys/vocals} Jimmy Sullivan {bass} Justin Rothberg {guitars}
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"moonterrace groove" {jeff lorber} (played by russell a. worrell)
Received lots of comments & props
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SDoun Live! NYC "Drink In The Sun" Groovemaster Russell A. Worrell SDoun {keys/vocal} Jimmy Sullivan {bass} Justin Rothberg {guitars}
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
SDoun Live! NYC "Missing Out" Groovemaster Russell A. Worrell {drums} SDoun {keys/vocals Jimmy Sullivan {bass} Justin Rothberg {guitars}
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
SDoun Live! NYC "Thank You Love" Groovemaster Russell A. Worrell {drums} SDoun {keys/vocals} Jimmy Sullivan {bass} Justin Rothberg {guitars}
Received lots of comments & props
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"and then i knew groove" {the pat metheny group} (played by groovemaster russell a. worrell) "MAINTAINING THE SYNCOPATION BETWEEN GUITAR MELODIES & SOLOS, MAKES THIS PETICULAR GROOVE SO INTENSE TO ME..THE FLOW OF THE GROOVE REQUIRES PATIENCE & DISCIPLINE THROUGHOUT."
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
SDoun Live! NYC "Last Word" Groovemaster Russell A. Worrell {drums} SDoun {keys/vocal} Jimmy Sullivan {bass} Justin Rothberg {guitars}
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
SDoun Live! NYC "When Sorrow Calls" Groovemaster Russell A. Worrell {drums} SDoun {keys/vocals] Jimmy Sullivan {bass} Justin Rothberg {guitars}
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
SDoun Live! NYC "Present Part Of You" Groovemaster Russell A. Worrell {drums} SDoun {keys/vocal} Jimmy Sullivan {bass} Justin Rothberg {guitars}
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
SDoun Live! NYC "Special" Groovemaster Russell A. Worrell {drums} SDoun {keys/vocal} Jimmy Sullivan {bass} Justin Rothberg {Guitars}
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
"a melody groove" {george duke} {played by groovemaster russell a. worrell}
Received lots of comments & props
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"walkin" {a smooth jazz groove} (paul jackson jr.) (played by russell a. worrell) "THIS GROOVE HAS SUCHA GREAT FEEL WHICH IS VERY IMPORTANT WHEN DRIVING THE R-SECTION!"
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"after the rain groove"(boney james) {played by groovemaster russell a. worrell} "THE IDEA OF A PERFECT GROOVE, IS FOR THE DRUMS TO LAY DOWN THE FOUNDATION, WHILE THE OTHER INSTRUMENTATION IS ALLOWED TO BREATHE...ADDING A SPRINKLE OF SYNCOPATION...OF COURSE! LOL"
Received lots of comments & props
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"somewhere island" {george benson} (a tribute to omar hakim) played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "A VERY LIGHT SAMBA/POCKET SMOOTH JAZZ GROOVE USING MY "FLIX" VINYL RODS FOR JUST THE RIGHT TOUCH."
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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(funday groove) (stevie wonder) {played by russell a. worrell} "A VERY COOL POP/JAZZ SHUFFLE FEEL...ONE OF MY FAV GROOVES FROM STEVIE..HOPE YOU ENJOY!"
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"a hip-hop groove" {the art of love} (toni braxton) (played by groovemaster russell a. worrell) "SYNCOPATION THROUGHOUT THIS SEDUCTIVE HIP-HOP GROOVE...A GREAT EXERCISE AT THIS TEMPO!"
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"The Jazzstep" {Courtney Pine} video collaboration by: "THE PARIS-NEW YORK CONNECTION JAZZ TRIO featuring: Groovemaster Russell A. Worrell {drums} Arnaud Quercy {piano} Paul Fraoley {Bass}
Received lots of comments & props
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"the feeling i get" {norman brown} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "16TH NOTE SYNCOPATION IS MY FAVORITE BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY AVENUES TO TRAVEL WITHIN THE GROOVE. I WAS INSPIRED TO DO THIS TRACK BY DRUMMER LIL JOHN ROBERTS."
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
"knock yourself out groove" {tower of power} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell "DEDICATED TO THE INFLUENCE OF DRUMMER DAVID GARIBALDI...THE MASTER OF SYNCOPATION!"
Received lots of comments & props
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"jaco groove" {the pat metheny group} played by russell a. worrell "A VERY SMOOTH FUSION GROOVE..LETTING THE SOLOS AND INSTRUMENTATION BREATHE..."
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
"red baron" {marcus miller with the poogie bell groove} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
"Paris,France-New York Connection" Arnaud Quercy {Piano} Paul Fraoley {Bass} Groovemaster Russell A. Worrell {Drums}
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
"Paris, France-New York Connection" Arnaud Quercy {Piano} Paul Fraoley {Bass} & Groovemaster Russell A. Worrell {Drums}
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"got it goin on groove" {steve cole} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"from the start groove" (steve cole) {played by groovemaster russell a. worrell}
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
Video
Queens, New York
"funky d groove" (steve cole) syncopated groove played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
"i wish groove" (stevie wonder) {bobbysbackingtracks} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"..a tribute to Bernard Purdie (Dad) {the fez] {steely dan} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"as it is revisited" (pat metheny group) [played by groovemaster russell a. worrell}
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
Video
Queens, New York
"pain groove" (full version) {ohio players} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell GROOVEMASTER'S GREATEST HIT'S {VOL 1}
Received lots of comments & props
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Queens, New York
"chopsticks" (jeff lorber) {played by groovemaster russell a. worrell}
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"what goes around comes around groove" (george duke) {played groovemaster by russell a. worrell}
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"santa fe trail groove" (the rippingtons) {played by groovemaster russell a. worrell}
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"lake shore drive groove" {a tribute to art porter} played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"october morning" (fourplay) played by groovemaster russell a. worrell
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
Video
Queens, New York
"bolinas groove" (billy cobham) {played by groovemaster russell a. worrell}
Received lots of comments & props
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Russell a. Worrell - Drums
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Queens, New York
"pacific coast highwayPCH groove" (jeff lorber) (played by groovemaster russell a. worrell)
Received lots of comments & props
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" ivory coast" (boney james) "a solid syncopated groove" played by russell a. worrell"
Received lots of comments & props
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Followers 448   
Views 350,550   
Props 2,451
Location Queens, New York
Instruments Drums, Vocals
Genres Jazz, Pop, R&B, Funk
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