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March 2014 Issue of Modern Drummer Featuring the 50 Greatest Drummers of All Time

(Available digitally January 28, 2014; on newsstands February 4, 2014)

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The 50 Greatest Drummers of All Time

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March 2014 Issue of Modern Drummer Featuring the 50 Greatest Drummers of All Time

 

FEATURING

UPDATE
• Gov’t Mule’s Matt Abts
• Veara’s Brittany Harrell

NATE WOOD
- What to make of the rhythmatist who counters his skewed modern instrumental work in Kneebody with turns as a solo singer-songwriter, a drummer and bassist with Wayne Krantz, and a guitarist with Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins’Coattail Riders?

UP & COMING – Alex Rudinger
- The remarkable work he’s done with the Canadian metalcore band Threat Signal and eclectic British extremists the HAARP Machine set the stage for his current role with the technical death metal band the Faceless. And this is just the beginning of his journey.

EDUCATION

IN THE POCKET Beyond “Funky Drummer”
-Great Drum Breaks of the ’60s and Early ’70s

AROUND THE WORLD Puerto Rican Claves
- Afro-Boricua Basics and Contemporary Applications for Drumset

ROCK ’N’ JAZZ CLINIC Give the Audience Some
- Grounding Odd-Time Grooves With a Quarter-Note Pulse

JAZZ DRUMMER’S WORKSHOP Stick Control Revisited
- Part 4: Up-Tempo Studies

STRICTLY TECHNIQUE Rhythm and Timing
- Part 1: Three-Note 16th Groupings

Equipment

Product Close-Up
• Tama Silverstar Hyper-Drive Birch Drumset
• Masters of Maple Black Ugly, Bell Brass, and Copper Snares
• Eccentric Systems Quick Torque Bass Drum Pedal Cam
• Crescent Haptic Series Cymbals
• Zymöl Solo Spray Cleaner and Glaze

Electronic Review
• Yamaha DTX562K Drumset

Gearing Up
Intronaut’s Danny Walker

New and Notable

DEPARTMENTS

AN EDITOR’S OVERVIEW
• The Greatest! by Billy Amendola

Readers’ Platform

Ask a Pro – Ryan Van Poederooyen, Sonny Emory

It’s Questionable: Mind Matters: Is Death Metal Dangerous?

Showcase Featuring Drum Market

Critique Taking the Reins

Backbeats – PASIC 2013

Kit of the Month – Percussive Art

and more!

 

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