I started playing at 13 and stopped playing. Started back about 4 years ago, after a 25 + year layoff. Never learned rudiments, played by ear. Now I play in my church and things are coming together. I now work on rudiments but find it difficult, but I keep at it.
Dennis Chambers, Dave Weckl, Chris Coleman, Steve Gadd, Zoro, Mike Johnston, Jerohn Garnett