News (Don Lombardi)

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MD Interview with Don Lombardi – Founder of Drum Channel & Drum Workshop - 12/10/20

Don Lombardi – Drum Workshop’s 2nd Product the DW 5000 Bass Drum Pedal Who did you study with and how did it affect your development as a drummer?DL: I started taking lessons at the age of 12 with Nat Leslie,…

Modern Drummer
Dec 11, 2020

Don Lombardi Receives PAS President’s Industry Award

Drum Channel founder Don Lombardi has received the Percussive Arts Society’s President’s Industry Award. The award is given each year to recognize outstanding leadership in the drum industry as well as significant contributions to drums, drummers, and drumming. After starting…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2020

Drum Workshop Acquires Slingerland from Gibson

Drum Workshop, Inc. (DW) recently announced the acquisition of the Slingerland drum brand from the Nashville-headquartered guitar icon. Principals from both companies inked the undisclosed deal that will see the Slingerland name be shepherded by the California-based custom drum maker.…

Modern Drummer
Dec 4, 2019

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