A producer once told Vinnie Colaiuta that if you threw Tony Williams and Steve Gadd into a blender, Vinnie would be the tasteful concoction. He laughs modestly while he shrugs off the compliment, but it is probably an accurate description. Justifiably, he is the talk of the town and drummers pack into the L.A. club […]
After leaving Rivers, Altschul decided to follow his own path, and became a bandleader; first with a quartet, then with a trio.
The '70s were a drummers smorgasbord.
I guess if there would be any one thing that made me decide to become professional, it would be that The Beatles came along.
Liberty DeVitto's personality reflects a man who is seemingly unaffected by his tremendous success.
Why was Ludwig so successful? They were certainly not the first American drum company.
From time to time, readers ask us to spotlight qualified drummers who aren’t in the public eye as much as some others. Several months ago, I was on the phone with Roger Hawkins. In the course of our conversation, Roger mentioned Owen Hale as a new studio drummer in Muscle Shoals who deserved some attention. […]