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Drummers on Record: Vinnie Colaiuta, Jimmy Chamberlin, Phil Rudd

Brian Bromberg Bromberg Plays Hendrix (Vinnie Colaiuta) Jazz bassist Brian Bromberg’s Bromberg Plays Hendrix is a remixed and remastered tribute album in honor of the great guitarist Jimi Hendrix. The album, which was originally released in 2012, was reissued digitally…

Modern Drummer
Oct 13, 2020

Upcoming Oz Noy Album, Snapdragon, Will Feature Dave Weckl, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Dennis Chambers: Video

Guitarist Oz Noy’s upcoming album, Snapdragon, which comes out on November 6, will feature three of the greatest fusion drummers of all time: Dave Weckl, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Dennis Chambers. A slew of other recognizable names also appear: bassists John…

Modern Drummer
Sep 28, 2020

Givin’ the Funky Drummer Some

Modern Drummer magazine’s September 1999 issue featured famed James Brown drummers Clyde Stubblefield and John “Jabo” Starks on the cover in a dual interview. We’ll be presenting Clyde’s half of the piece in an upcoming post; here we share quotes…

Modern Drummer
Feb 21, 2017

Vic Firth Welcomes Vinnie Colaiuta

Vic Firth Company is proud to announce the signing of Vinnie Colaiuta to its family of artists. With a long resume of musical credits under his belt, Colaiuta is one of today’s first-call drummers for both live and session in…

Modern Drummer
Jun 11, 2013

Paiste Artist Vinnie Colaiuta Discusses the Formula 602 Modern Essentials Series

Check out this video featuring an in-depth interview with drumming legend Vinnie Colaiuta. Vinnie discusses how the new Formula 602 Modern Essentials line of cymbals came to be, and he demos each cymbal. Vinnie Colaiuta’s career is a testament not…

Modern Drummer
Feb 27, 2013

Vinnie Colaiuta Officially Joins Ludwig

Ludwig has announced the addition of Vinnie Colaiuta to its family of drum and hardware endorsers. This comes at about the same time as Colaiuta’s switch to Paiste cymbals. Vinnie will be taking his new Legacy and Classic Maple kits…

Modern Drummer
May 21, 2012

Vinnie Colaiuta joins Paiste

  Paiste has announced their endorsement of Vinnie Colaiuta. Vinnie began officially playing Paiste on a recent tour with Sting, with a set of cymbals consisting mostly of Formula 602 models. Erik Paiste remarked: “We are deeply honored to welcome Vinnie…

Modern Drummer
Apr 13, 2012

Feb Web Update News

Vinnie Colaiuta, Jeff Hamilton, and Karriem Riggins are on Paul McCartney’s latest, Kisses on the Bottom. Riggins performed with the former Beatle at the Grammys, as did McCartney regular Abe Laboriel. For more, visit Speaking of the Grammys, Low…

Modern Drummer
Feb 22, 2012

Jan Web Update News

  Ringo Starr’s seventeenth solo studio record, Ringo 2012, will be released on January 31 in the United States and January 30 internationally. The album, which was produced by Starr, was recorded in L.A. and mixed in England by Ringo…

Modern Drummer
Jan 23, 2012

November Web Update News

Mako Sakamoto and Ash Soan are on U.K. singer-songwriter James Morrison's latest, The Awakening. For more, visit Shawn Pelton and Bashiri Johnson are on Lisa Jaeggi’s Epic Epic. Pelton is also on James McCartney’s The Complete EP Collection. Click…

Modern Drummer
Nov 22, 2011