About Us

Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers. Every month MD features entertaining interviews with the world’s most popular drummers from all styles of music; interviews that delve into playing techniques, equipment, and musical concepts. The publication also reports on industry trends and activities, plus new drum products, publications, and recordings, and industry events. A roster of over 35 educational departments, authored by leaders in the field, offers readers practical playing tips and advice on topics that encompass all phases of drumming.

Founder
Ronald Spagnardi
1943–2003

Co-Founder
Isabel Spagnardi

Publisher/CEO
David Frangioni

COO
Santiago Cortés

Associate Publisher
Tracy A. Kearns

Senior Art Director
Scott G. Bienstock

Head of Digital Marketing
Ricardo Rodriguez

CFO/Marketing Director
Carolina Frangioni

Managing Director
David A. Hakim

Editorial Director
Adam J. Budofsky

Managing Editor
Michael Dawson

Editor at Large
Billy Amendola

Worldwide Education
Dom Famularo



The MD Pro Panel/Advisory Board

Chris Adler, Kenny Aronoff, Eddie Bayers, Gregg Bissonette, Jason Bittner, Bill Bruford, Will Calhoun, Terri Lyne Carrington, Matt Chamberlain, Peter Erskine, Daniel Glass, Benny Greb, Matt Halpern, Horacio Hernandez, Gerald Heyward, Taku Hirano, Susie Ibarra, Jim Keltner, Paul Leim, Peter Magadini, George Marsh, Pat Mastelotto, Allison Miller, Rod Morgenstein, Andy Newmark, Stephen Perkins, Dafnis Prieto, Rich Redmond, Brian Reitzell, Jim Riley, Antonio Sanchez, Gil Sharone, Chad Smith, Steve Smith, Todd Sucherman, Billy Ward, Kenny Washington, Dave Weckl, Paul Wertico



Editorial/Advertising/Administrative Offices

MODERN DRUMMER PUBLICATIONS
315 Ridgedale Ave #478 East Hanover, NJ 07936. Tel: 973-239-4140.
Email: [email protected]