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EZ at David J show

"Every true story ends in death" --Hemmingway

"I have seen hundreds of excellent "Drummers" who play music, but I have only seen a small handfull of excellent "Musicians" who play drums. Always focus on the music, not the riff." --Matthew C. Abourezk

"hardly anyone bought the group's records when they first came out, but those who did all went on to form their own bands" --Brian Eno about the Velvet Underground


See an awesome Photo Story about EZ by Chad Springer: website.

And check out: EZ's story from the Drummer Girl website.

Also see story "Professors at Play" from the MU Student News.

Meet EZ's adopted kids



Pic: Big Drums


Pic: EZ's cymbals


Pic: Erma


EZ at Eastside Live


Pic: EZ talks


Erma Zimmerman (aka EZ):

Drums



From the land of:

Oakridge, TN (born)
L.A., CA (raised)
Davis, CA (lived)


Favorite Music:

Velvet Underground
Jane's Addiction
Nine Inch Nails
Ministry
Killing Joke

...and also: 16 Volt, Alice in Chains, Angels of Light, Apocalypse Theatre, Babyland, Barkmarket, Bauhaus, Course of Empire, Cream, Curve, Deconstruction, Deftones, Doors, Einstürzende Neubauten; Faith No More, Filter, Flaming Lips, Fugazi, Godflesh, Grotus, Helmet, Human League, Joy Division, Kinks, KORN, Legendary Pink Dots, Marilyn Manson, Melvins, Mercury Rev, Moby, Mr. Bungle, Mudhoney, Murder Inc., My Bloody Valentine, Neurosis, Oingo Boingo, Oneida, Pavement, Perfect Circle, Pigface, Pink Floyd, Primus, Radiohead, Shudder To Think, Skinny Puppy, Sonic Youth, Soundgarden, Swans, Talking Heads, Thin White Rope, Tinfed, Toiling Midgets, Tool, and Yo La Tengo...among others, also anyone Tim Alexander plays with!

EZ's (self-indulgent) list of all-time favorite songs

Favorite Movies:

Casa Blanca
(how embarrassing)
Liquid Sky
Blade Runner
Brazil
Donnie Darko
Repo Man
The Cell
Kiss of the Spider Woman
Harold and Maude
A Clockwork Orange
Apocalypse Now
Delicatessen
Pi—Faith in Chaos


Favorite color:

Cobalt Blue Glass


Favorite literary types:

Octavia E. Butler
William Gibson
Bruce Sterling
Pat Cadigan
John Irving
Robertson Davies
Dostoyevsky
Kurt Vonnegut
John Barth
Neal Stephenson
Greg Bear


Pic: EZ Kickin' it


Pic: EZ tired