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12 Drummers Drumming

  Monday, November 1, 2021, on Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen’s 58th birthday, we are announcing a special upcoming auction called ’12 Drummers Drumming’ to benefit his Raven Drum Foundation. For the past 37 years, PNC has calculated the prices of the 12 gifts…

Modern Drummer
Nov 1, 2021

Spirit Winter Percussion Presents Ninth Annual Day of Percussion

Join Spirit Winter Percussion for the Ninth Annual Day of Percussion, November 19, 9 am to 5 pm, at Somerset Berkley Regional High School. Registration begins at 8:30 am. Admission is free and open to all ages and skill levels.…

Modern Drummer
Nov 14, 2017

Legendary Drummer Danny Seraphine Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Pioneering jazz-rock drummer/composer/author and founding member of the Grammy award-winning rock group, Chicago, Danny Seraphine was officially inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday, April 8 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Worldwide, Chicago has sold in excess…

Modern Drummer
Apr 16, 2016

Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp Hollywood, CA 2015

Photo taken at the Rock'n'roll Fantasy Camp in North Hollywood on 11/06/15. On November 6, Modern Drummer’s Billy Amendola hosted an afternoon Q&A at David Fishof’s Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp with legendary drummer Ginger Baker. Later that evening, Amendola…

Modern Drummer
Nov 13, 2015

The Sessions Event At McNally Smith College of Music

The Sessions is a powerful and interactive presentation where artists sharpen their music business skills in pursuit of excellence in their careers. Your path to success for marketing, networking, artist relations, self-promotion and entertainment law. The special guest panelists for this session…

Modern Drummer
Sep 10, 2014

Ringo Tribute With Spin Doctors Drummer Aaron Comess

In MD's fifth Ringo Starr tribute segment, the Spin Doctors' Aaron Comess shares his memories of discovering the Beatles and the impact Ringo had on him as a drummer playing in a band and for the song. He tells us…

Modern Drummer
Jul 3, 2014

Ringo Video Tribute With Drummer Liberty DeVitto and Photographer Rob Shanahan (from the Fest For Beatles Fans 2014 )

Segment four of our tribute to Ringo Starr, shot during the Fest For Beatles Fans celebration, begins with host Michelle Joni Lapidos welcoming former Billy Joel/Slim King/BJ Kramer drummer Liberty DeVitto. DeVitto demonstrates two songs from the Joel album The…

Modern Drummer
Jun 27, 2014

Mark Hudson Ringo Tribute Video

In this video, drummer, producer/singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Mark Hudson shares stories of producing Ringo and discusses how much Ringo's drumming was an influence on him. Hudson recalls how excited he was to play the original Abbey Road/Let It Be Ludwig…

Modern Drummer
Jun 19, 2014

Ringo Tribute with Danny Seraphine, Liberty DeVitto, and Carmine Appice Video! In our second tribute segment to Ringo Starr, we feature ex-Chicago/CTA founder Danny Seraphine, ex-Billy Joel/current Slim Kings’ drummer Liberty DeVitto, and Vanilla Fudge/Cactus/Rod Stewart legend Carmine Appice. Seraphine, who was in town for two shows at the Iridium in New…

Modern Drummer
Jun 12, 2014

Danny Seraphine and CTA debut new CD 'Sacred Ground' at NAMM

Danny Seraphine and CTA are debuting their new CD Sacred Ground at the NAMM show on the main stage Saturday, January 26th at 6:00pm. The concert will be at the new Grand Plaza area which is right outside the main entrance between the…

Modern Drummer
Jan 14, 2013

Zildjian Gen16 Groove Player App

The Groove Player app can store thousands of beats and percussion patterns, allowing users to create their own beats or to purchase beats by some of the world’s greatest drummers and percussionists, including Kenny Aronoff, Alex Acuña, Marco Minnemann, Steven…

Modern Drummer
Dec 15, 2011

Zildjian Drumsticks Artist Series, Maple, Maple DIP, and Birch Models

Zildjian has released fifteen new drumstick models, including Artist series sticks developed in conjunction with Joey Kramer and Danny Seraphine. Kramer’s stick has a cross-sanded, raw finish and is 16.25" long. Seraphine’s stick features a unique thumb groove designed to…

Modern Drummer
Nov 17, 2011

Web Update News

  John Tempesta is in the studio working on a new Cult record. For more on John go to 311 have a new studio album out, Universal Pulse, produced by Bob Rock (Aerosmith, Metallica) and mixed by drummer Chad…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2011