Mongo Santamaria Archives - Modern Drummer Magazine

Mongo Santamaria

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.

Bernard "Pretty" Purdie

Your lover did you wrong? It ain’t worth cryin’ over. Put on a Bernard Purdie record. Peelin’ fallin’ from the ceilin’? Don’t worry about it. Get into that Purdie groove. Another gray day? Go out and watch “Pretty”Purdieplaydrums. You’II feel…

by Connie Fisher
Sep 27, 2018

Ray Lucas

He jammed regularly with Hendrix, shared stages with Ringo at the height of Beatlemania, and set a standard that some of the world’s greatest players aspired to. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99…

by Jim Payne
Apr 5, 2018

June 2003 - Volume 27 • Number 6

Shannon Larkin, Matt Wilson, Christian Vander, Paul Crosby, Brian Stephens, Russell Batiste, Ian Froman, Terry Chambers, Mich Fleetwood, Mongo Santamaria, Taylor Hawkins, Mike Portnoy, Gregg Bissonette, Ralph Humphrey, Dave Weckl TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99…

Modern Drummer
Jun 1, 2003