He did over 500 demos for Motown,
He recorded Miles’ Bitches Brew… without Miles,
And he happens to be the actual guy really playing drums on your favorite Beatles songs !
Bernard « Pretty » Purdie is the name James, Stevie, Aretha,
and Marvin kept asking for, making him the most recorder drummer ever… Years later, your favorite rapper would sample him, and one day, some of you will change their profile pic ’cause he died…
But you can also pay attention now,
when a true living legend is about to share knowledge
through a casual conversation with young fans who also happen to be the human beatbox world champions – the members of Under Kontrol -…
Pretty As I Wanna Be is the story of an encounter between two generations, a musical bridge between Hip Hop and one of its favorite loops provider, and more importantly, a gift of truth and clarity being passed on.