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The Day I Jammed With Coldplay [Make A Wish Foundation]


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Does anyone remember the R42 blog where he talked about Ricardo, the drummer from the Make A Wish Foundation?

 

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The Denver show brings a guest at soundcheck. We are joined by a chap called Ricardo Leon, who's here with the Make A Wish foundation - his wish being to play drums with Coldplay. He makes his way to the stage on a motorised wheelchair, which does make one wonder how he'd manage with a drumkit.

 

Once on the drumstool though, there's no question. It soon becomes clear that not only is he an excellent timekeeper, but he also has the parts down to any Coldplay song they care to mention. They give Politik a crack, then he suggests Amsterdam. Chris sheepishly admits that he can't for the life of him remember how to play it (even though Ricardo will clearly know it inside and out). They move on to The Scientist, before getting a bit more rock with Sleep Chant. By this point they're chatting like old mates and after giving Fix You a go, they sit chatting for a while before Franksy pops up to remind the fellas that we're running over our soundcheck time and need to let Jon Hopkins and Sleepercar on. It was a lovely afternoon, and Ricardo is an all round top chap. Thanks for coming down mate.

 

Well here's a video of him playing The Scientist with Coldplay :D

 

This was made possible through the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Coldplay... my wish being to play drums with Coldplay.

 

peace.

-r

 

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCTpwoe9vEk]YouTube - The Scientist - The day I jammed with Coldplay...[/ame]

 

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Oh man this is just sooo funny. I like this video. Ricardo plays the drums so great!

 

And Will is really hilarious :D He's lost because he needs something to play with ;) .

It's so sweet when he plays his invisible guitare and then it looks as if he dances. AMAZING!!!!

I nearly couldn't stop laughing!

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