THE first rays of dusk suffuse Art Blakey's Greenwich Village apartment with shards of amber gray light, and as the shadows dance upon his brow, Blakey's face takes on a totemic grace.
Anyone even remotely attuned to the heroics of rock's heavy hitters knows the name Carmine Appice. A drummer whose work spans three decades, Appice's place in rock history is well assured.
Ask Arthur Press to sit down and discuss his life as a percussionist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and you'll see an interesting transformation take place.
There is a calm aura around Jonathan Moffett. This fact may not seem to be very extraordinary, but in light of the fact that he is with the Jacksons— the biggest tour since the Beatles—that is a most remarkable feat.
Bobby Daniels is the supreme accompanist. He’s pushing a decade as Kenny Rogers’ drummer, and if you’ve seen Rogers in concert, you know the wide variety of material he offers his audiences. As Rogers roams the circular stage in the round, making sure he’s visible to everyone, Bobby is watching and anticipating his next move. […]