The Berklee Chops Shed is a YouTube classic. When I first started getting into Gospel Chops videos, it wasn't long before I happened across it. All of the hottest drummers in their class at Berklee - many of whom, like Darion himself, Matt Garstka, Sean Wright, and JP Bouvet, would go on to be the next generation of drum stars - in a room, playing solos over the same track.
I transcribed Darion's playing 3 years ago, and last winter I responded to a commenter on the Chops video who asked if anyone could slow down and dissect a particular lick Darion was playing. I said I'd give it a try, and here is the result.
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