News (Sheila E)

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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

Sheila E. is Crowned First Female Winner of the Modern Drummer Readers Poll Hall of Fame

The Queen of Percussion, Sheila E., is having a great summer. Besides being back to touring, it was announced in June, that the Latin Recording Academy will honor Sheila E. and her father Pete Escovedo with a Lifetime Achievement Award on November…

Modern Drummer
Jul 22, 2021

Top Drummers Join Forces for Beat Hunger Campaign

The November issue of Modern Drummer includes a news item on the hunger-awareness campaign Beat Hunger, which recently brought together a number of pro drummers to help publicize the ongoing need for nutritious food and support for Haitians living in…

Modern Drummer
Oct 19, 2018

Latin Percussion Hosts New York and Los Angeles Artist Events

Latin Percussion (LP) recently hosted artist “family reunion” events in both New York and Los Angeles. LP artists were joined by staff and executives from LP’s parent company Drum Workshop, Inc. to celebrate the legacy and to toast the future…

Modern Drummer
Oct 7, 2016

International Jazz Day to be Celebrated with All-Star Concerts in Paris, New Orleans, and New York

Video Streams of all 3 Concerts Live on Jazz Day and Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz On Friday, April 27, UNESCO director-general Irina Bokova and UNESCO goodwill ambassador Herbie Hancock will kick-off the first annual International Jazz Day with a full day of…

Modern Drummer
Apr 26, 2012