Just when you start to think that Andy Newmark has settled into a "bag", he invariably takes off in another direction.
The truth of the matter is, Kenny Clarke is perhaps more responsible for the evolution of modern jazz drumming than any other single individual. The man is, in fact, the ultimate pioneer.
With $100 in his pocket, Stan Lynch drove his dad's VW bus from Florida across country to L.A. in 1974.
Some people get all the breaks. They're the ones who just happen to be in the right place at the right time and luck out with the glamour gigs that every aspiring musician dreams of.