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What is the meaning behind a drummer calling his style of playing as 'orchestrational' (as opposed to 'strict time')?

as requested by OP, turning this comment into an answer : On the strict meaning of the word, it suggests he is more than just laying down/keeping the beat, but rather has some role in how the piece ...
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What rhythm is taking the drummer in the middle of the Knocked Up (Kings of Leon) song?

This is a 4/4, but what makes it distinctive is that it's actually subdivided into 32nds which are very fast beats. You can't really even hear all the subdivisions unless you slow down the recording. ...
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I'm wondering if there is a word for drum rhythms that make you want to dance?

Since this word (or words) would best be used to describe the audience-performer interactions, I would suspect that there isn't going to be an obscure word for this. That is due to the fact that the ...
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Jazz fusion groups, albums or songs with highly syncopated and accentuated drums and bass sections?

Some Return To Forever stuff has a similar sound, but there you have Lenny White and Stanley Clarke so you're gonna get this kind of groove. Brand X, which sometimes featured Phil Collins on drums, ...
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Jazz fusion groups, albums or songs with highly syncopated and accentuated drums and bass sections?

What a great question of an underrated genre. What most people do not realize is many BIG names are actually categorized in what is known as Progressive Jazz, Progressive Rock, Progressive Rock and ...
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Is there a genre that mixes punk rock and jazz/marching band that isn't ska?

I dunno about a genre, but there's a steady history of punk bands using horn sections. Usually for a jazz/old r'n'b feel. But sometime it gets like a marching band. The Saints did this back in the ...
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Is there a genre that mixes punk rock and jazz/marching band that isn't ska?

One description for this would be "brass rock", defined as rock music with a brass section. Brass rock influenced the development of both ska and funk. Unfortunately, it largely predates the punk ...
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Is there a genre that mixes punk rock and jazz/marching band that isn't ska?

There is only one band that I can think of that fits the bill and that is the Wet Secrets from Edmonton which bill themselves as a marching band DIY rock hybrid. I have not heard any other band ...
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What are the two main genres that pitch bend drum hits?

I'm not quite sure about the Latin American percussion style you're describing, but the four on the floor beat you mentioned from the Netherlands sounds a lot like the one from the Gabber genre. In ...
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What is a typical reggaeton beat called?

As @User16 noted, the characteristic stuttering heartbeat rhythm of Reggaeton is called dembow, after the song that initially popularized it, Shabba Ranks' (infamously homophobic) reggae dancehall hit ...
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