Michael Jackson's Drummer Jonathan Moffett Performs "Beat It"

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Drumeo : Looking to start recording your drumming? Learn from the man behind this mix: http://www.Recordeo.com/

Nathan Ferrazzi : This is why I pay the internet.

tmrthiago : Michael was obsessed by perfection. So you know exactly what to expect from his official drummer.

BoardSports : The metronome uses Sugarfoot to practice timing

Jimmy Ayele : 1:25...holy shit...to me that's more impressive than a 260 bpm blast beat. Way harder than it looks. Visually stunning too!

Rickardo : 1:25 THESE are my favourite porn videos

Rob Brown : Whenever my self esteem is low, I’ma set up two crashes behind me and choke them suckas 😑🔥

That Basic Fella : 1:25 has the cleanest cymbal choke EVER!!! WTF

itwontcomeout5678 : This man played drums for both Michael Jackson and Eddie Van Halen *at the exact same time.* Edit: So apparently the drummer on the 1982 record was Jeff Porcaro (1954-1992) of Toto, and had played as a session musician on countless hit records throughout the 70's & 80's (https://wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Porcaro#Discography). Nevertheless, Mr. Sugarfoot is *untouchable* and can hold together any beat known to humankind. Plus, he eventually _did_ play live with both Jackson and Van Halen onstage at multiple times during the 1984 Victory tour.

Factor : came here to set my watch

Briseur De Lance : Man, he has aged, sure. But his arms are still seriously muscular, despite that. The wonders of staying passionate about something and working out. :-) Age is no excuse. P.S.: Even when you grow weaker because of age and illness, keep working out as much as you can. It gives something to fight for, a sense of purpose.

marre321 : The most cleanest snare sound I've ever heard.

Randy Porter : Wow, THAT’S precision ! His breathing is even timed and precise. That first cymbal grab was FAST ! Like someone else said, this is the value of the internet, right here. Thanks for posting !

Cringemaster007 : Sugar foot be like my head is metronome but shit the cymbal choke on 1:25 is cleaner then my search history

Vyrus : 1:25 IM SORRY WHAT??

caronte008 : What a legend.

raiderfanlb : Nobody gives credit where credit is due. TOTO was a huge contributor to this song with the great late Jeff Porcaro on drums, Steve Lukather on lead guitar and bass, and Steve Porcaro on synthesizers for this song TOTO did alot of session work and contributed to Michael Jackson's best selling album, "Thriller".

Worldstar Hiphop Africa : This guy is a legend☄☄👑👑

LA Live Percussion : He is keeping beat, rythm and timing to perfection!!...exactly what a drummer should do!!...he plays for the song!!..not for himself!!..brilliant!!!

KingOvHell : the original drummer is Jeff Porcaro (ex Toto) Rip

N A S T U : 1:25 wow that was the cleanest cymbal choke I've ever seen

BoardSports : 1:25 was on eof the best things i have ever seen on youtube :D just insane!!! watched it for almost 100 times and i am still impressed

BENZDIK 3.0 : I like how he doesn't even need to hit the drums at the start to make the sounds

Randy Porter : Was that Drew Carey’s little brother over there jamming in the corner ?

bruno mazziotta : 1:25 new subscriber

Ben loves music : Ohh!!! So thats how he beat it!!!! 😎

Jamie Hammond : You sir do have the beat . Just beat it. 😀

Ralph movies : Awesome playing drums .God bless you .

Vishwadeep Sonawane : Eddie Van Halen? Anyone?

Fran : Respect from Argentina 🇦🇷

Bird Man : He looks just like Lester Holt from NBC Nightly News and Dateline. This video would be raw with Lester doing the moon walk

Benjamin Davidson : That slightly enhanced opening of the hi-hats during EVH's solo adds such a perfect dynamic. Perfect example of how less can be more

z z : Not my fuc#ing tempo!

Maddin 77 : Half human, half drum-machine😏

Tiger Lai : I like the way he placed his cymbals!

Alexander Angelkovski : This man beat it and is still not being defeated... epic...

Callum Murray : How he plays this groove so exactly like the record is beyond impressive

NotSnarl : Eddie Van Halen did the guitar solo on this song for free.

David : Them cymbals are up high... Sweet skills!!

MigGy Chubby : his head is the metronome

Android Era : SIMPLICITY THY NAME IS JONATHAN

Black Sabbath70 : Mad at 1:25

C. K. : A legend...this guy is so much fun to watch. #flawless

Teacher. Austin. saiful Khan : So talent. Respect bro

Daniel Lapitan : Really like how he hits the two crash cymbals behind him lol

Moses Odhiambo : I need a year to choke cymbals like that....sigh...self esteem has gone to the dogs now!

Victor Neves : E esses ataques nos pratos pra traz em !!! Ae sim. Brasil

Thomas Pinkston : Look like OJ simpson brother

Marcos Campêlo : Pra quem não sabe,esse era o baterista official de Michael...

Rhythmatist Jr. : 1:26 also known as the "double crash behind the head , no look , steal your girl" combo... lmao