June 2012 Issue – Volume 37 • Number 6


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Articles in June 2012

Inner Drumming Listening With All Four Limbs, Part 2

In my previous article (April 2012), I explained the concept of listening—or sounding—with each individual limb and the importance of practicing increased internal awareness of the energy flow from limb to limb. The exercises started by focusing on one limb…

by George Marsh
Mar 29, 2018

Burning on Double Bass — Basic Hand/Foot Patterns

There are no shortcuts in gaining control in drumming. Just as it takes time to develop speed and accuracy with your hands, the same applies to your double bass playing. The important things are to be focused in your practice…

by Todd “Vinny” Vinciguerra
Mar 29, 2018

Composing on the Drumset

Simple Ways to Bring More Intention to Your Grooves I believe that as drummers we have the ability to create music and compose on our instrument in more ways than in the conventional manner. We learn good technique through the…

by Robert Brian
Mar 29, 2018

Alex Van Halen: Of Sound And Vision

You know who it is the second you hear the crack of that snare drum. Like a musical fingerprint, Alex Van Halen’s sound and style are singularly his own. While he’s often overshadowed by younger brother Edward’s game-changing reinvention of…

Modern Drummer
Mar 29, 2018

Roy Haynes, Terri Lyne Carrington, Jack DeJohnette

It was a jazz drumming summit of epic proportions. Roy Haynes, the last of the great drummers of the bebop era; Jack DeJohnette, the most recognizably artful and exploratory drummer of modern times; and Terri Lyne Carrington, the prodigious and…

Documented by Ken Micallef | Photos by Paul La Raia
Mar 29, 2018

David Calarco

A veteran jazzer proves that you can make a mark outside New York City—if you retain your intensity and keep yourself open to change. David Calarco has played with an impressive list of jazz artists, including Randy Brecker, George Garzone,…

by Ron Petrides
Mar 29, 2018