By creating layers of complex rhythms that complement Dream Theater’s epic arrangements, “the new guy” is ushering in a bold and exciting era for the band, its fans, and progressive rock music itself.
MD 2012 Pro Panelist Chris Adler is one of the most well-respected and identifiable drummers in any genre.
Hutch might just be the jazz drummer’s jazz drummer—historically astute and futuristically minded, with the kind of technique, soul, and sophistication that today’s most important artists treasure.
New York native Tony Mason, one of NYC’s most in-demand drummers, has a reputation built on his fierce backbeat, soulful timing, and undeniable groove.
We all know those iconic black-and-white images: Blakey at the kit, sweat beads on his forehead, a flash in the eyes, and that mouth agape—sometimes with the tongue flat out—in pure elation.
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Big Bang Distribution and Modern Drummer have put together three great prize packages!
Grand Prize: 6×14 Ahead titanium snare drum with Trick throw-off and a pair of Silver Anniversary Limited Edition laser-engraved Ahead drumsticks. 1st Prize: A four-piece set of Ahead Armor cases and a pair of Silver Anniversary Limited Edition laser-engraved Ahead drumsticks. 2nd Prize: The Wicked Chops practice pad and a pair of Silver Anniversary Limited Edition laser-engraved Ahead drumsticks.