Expanding the Paradiddle – Part 3 Features Pheeroan Ak Laff — groovin free Features Chris Frantz — Talking tom-toms Features Keith Copeland Up & Coming Quiet Riot's Frankie Banali Rock 'n' Jazz Clinic Percussion Colors, Part 2 Concepts Tuning And Muffling Jazz Drummer's Workshop Expanding the Paradiddle – Part 3
In America, the 1960s were a time when the jazz age made a sincere, although tentative, attempt to establish relations with the up-and-coming members of the R&B and rock generations.
Mr. Frantz had good reason to be feeling positive as we sat down to talk in the lounge of San Francisco's Miyako Hotel. Talking Heads, armed with a new record titled Speaking In Tongues, had just broken West Coast attendance records previously held by Barry Manilow.
After meeting and interviewing Keith Copeland, there's one word that seems to represent his overall approach to drums: tradition. My dictionary has three definitions for that word.