John LaBarbera is a Grammy-nominated composer and arranger whose works have been recorded and performed for nearly fifty years by many of the top artists of jazz, including by Woody Herman, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Mel Tormé, Bill Watrous, Phil Woods, and the man often called the greatest drummer in history, Buddy Rich.

TO READ THE FULL STORY:

Subscribe NowLOG IN

Modern Drummer Logo

Read this article
+get instant access TO
45 YEARS
of Modern Drummer issues
WITH A DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION for just
$4.99 month with no contract!

Love the printed mag? Click here.

Modern Drummer Logo