I love to play drums. Admittedly I’ve crop dusted a room or two as well. But never professionally.
That’s me sporting the so-called ‘Traditional Grip’ while presumably not farting, despite the grin.
Then there’s this story of the club owner in Washington DC got fined 500 bucks because of a farting drummer.
I don’t know how the “beautiful the people’ felt about the errant fart, but it appears things have gotten rather ugly at Bill Duggan’s Madam’s Organ Blues Bar i.e. the scene of the crime. Turns out the city’s Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration issued the ticket because the unidentified musician opened a window at 1.30am last June, and an enforcement officer happened to be walking by. Venue doors and windows must be shut after 12.30am while live music is being performed.
Duggan says “He opened the window to let a fart out. He cracked it open for five minutes – and the inspector showed up.”
Speaking of legendary drummers …