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Kenny Aronoff in Clinic celebrating 50 years of Tama Drums hosted by Guitar Center

  WHO: Guitar Center is teaming with Tama Drums and legendary drummer Kenny Aronoff for exclusive drum clinic events at the three Guitar Center locations: La Mesa, CA; Arlington, TX; and Atlanta, GA. WHAT: Tama and Guitar Center are partnering…

Modern Drummer
Jun 7, 2024

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

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

News: Kenny Aronoff Performance and Master Class in Indianapolis

A master class and performance will be presented by rock/pop/studio great Kenny Aronoff at the JCC in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 28, 2015. The master class will be held from 4 pm to 5 pm. Open to all ages and…

Modern Drummer
Sep 18, 2015

Whiplash Bonus Clip: Star Drummers on Music Education

It’s been a big week for the independent film Whiplash, in which Miles Teller portrays an aspiring jazz drummer training under a monstrous conductor played by J.K. Simmons. On Sunday, February 22, the movie won three Oscars, including one for…

Modern Drummer
Feb 25, 2015

Kenny Aronoff Joins Rick Springfield For Cancer Benefit

Rick Springfield (“Jessie’s Girl”) is hosting Rock for Ruben to help raise funds for the the pop-rock singer’s  guitar tech, Ruben Velasco, who is battling cancer. Joining Springfield at the event, which will be held at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip in…

Modern Drummer
Aug 13, 2014

Drumerica Contest Adds Additional Sponsors And Celebrity Judges

Drumerica Adds Musician’s Friend, School Of Rock and PAS As Sponsors; Announces Celebrity Judges Roster, featuring Smith, Igoe, Aronoff, Campbell, Luzier, Ilejay, Ford-Welton, Potgieter And Many More.   Drumerica is proud to announce that leading online music retailer Musician’s Friend,…

Modern Drummer
Jun 1, 2014

Kenny Aronoff Offers Free Lesson on Functional Practicing

Rock drummer Kenny Aronoff will be teaching a free online lesson on Functional Practicing at on Friday, August 2, 2013, starting at 1 pm PDT. Kenny Aronoff has performed and recorded with some of the world’s most prominent artists,…

Modern Drummer
Jul 29, 2013

Rock Against MS Benefit Concert

Featuring artists Glenn Hughes, Lemmy, John 5, Blasko, Steven Adler, Kenny Aronoff, Brian Tichy, Jack Russell, Jeff Pilson and many more, will be held at the The Whisky A Go-Go on Wednesday, March 27th. These artists are coming together to…

Modern Drummer
Mar 20, 2013

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

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

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