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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.

Panama Francis

In a career that has spanned half a century, Panama Francis has made his mark as both a big band and a rock 'n' roll drummer.

by Chip Deffaa
Mar 26, 2019

Kenny Clarke — Jazz Pioneer

The truth of the matter is, Kenny Clarke is perhaps more responsible for the evolution of modern jazz drumming than any other single individual. The man is, in fact, the ultimate pioneer. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital…

by Ed Thigpen
May 18, 2018