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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.

Noel Okimoto

Yet, although few musicians would view Honolulu as a major music center, some very fine jazz can be heard in the Islands.

by Ira I. Wong
Nov 8, 2018

On The Cover - Chris Dave

The iconoclastic rhythm auteur is readying his hotly anticipated new album. MD contributor Ken Micallef got an early listen, and, transfixed by its contents, presses its creator for explanations and looks for clues to his self-expression. TO READ THE FULL…

Ken Micallef
Feb 23, 2017

Great 80s Drum Performances, Part 2: Jazz and Fusion

The ’80s might not be anyone’s first reference point for the golden age of jazz, but a closer examination reveals wonders under the surface. Sure, traditional acoustic jazz was no longer in favor, though some of the established innovators of…

Ilya Stemkovsky
Feb 17, 2017