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"This came at a time when we're all feeling creative, and it puts wind in our sails." The fourteen-year wait since Styx's last album of all-new material is finally over, and the group's super-drummer might just be happier than anyone about it. Special content: A Style and Analysis of tracks from Styx's The Mission by Brad Schlueter.
He's found musical homes in rock (Aimee Mann), jazz (Charlie Haden), and beyond. And his debut solo album neatly reflects that artistic breadth.
The jazz legend on his old boss Horace Silver, whether swing can be taught, and the priority of time.
When performing at light speed failed to fulfill all his aesthetic needs, the highly regarded New York player turned to cutting-edge software.
MD celebrates the life and career of the one and only Funky Drummer with a remembrance by Jim Payne and David Stanoch, and an analysis of the James Brown track "I Got the Feelin" by Tower of Power's David Garibaldi.
A new compilation puts drummers square at the center of the most important musical invention of the mid-twentieth century.
There are a thousand reasons why you could be thinking about uprooting yourself from your natural surroundings, your family, your friends, and your fellow musicians. It’s a good bet, though, that you’ve begun to feel you’ve reached the limit of how far your local environment will allow you flourish creatively.
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