One of the key elements of funk is the pump of the trap drummer -- the steady pulse of syncopated energy that creates the almighty groove along with electric bass, guitar, and keyboards. In the Bay Area, we have a legacy of excellent drummers, many of whom helped originate such urban R&B beats, among them David Garibaldi (Tower of Power), the late Gaylord Birch (Pointer Sisters/Cold Blood),... More >>>