grip for one hand, personal style or in extreme scenarios to protect blisters from prolonged drumming. The term references the King of Pop singer Michael Jackson, who famously performed with one glove.
bassist: Did you see heÃ¢ÂÂs only wearing one glove?
Guitarist: Well, heÃ¢ÂÂs a michael jackson drummer. HeÃ¢ÂÂs bad and I mean that in the MJ way, where bad means good.
Bassist: Yeah, he can really “Beat It” all right.