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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.

Building Confidence - The Right Kind, the Right Way

I recently performed a gig with the great comedian Bob Newhart where I was sight-reading big band charts with him and his opening act. I’ve done shows with Bob many times over the years. They don’t have a ton of…

Russ Miller
May 31, 2017

Pack That Van! 15 Essential Things to Take With You on Your First Tour

You got the gig, the band is rehearsed, and you’re excited to hit the road. All that’s left is to throw your stuff in the van and go. But before you do, consider bringing along these items to ensure that…

Rich Scannella
Feb 23, 2017