November 2018

November 2018 Modern Drummer

November 2018 Issue – Volume 42 • Number 11

Nick Mason

Jake Morris

Jay-Z’s Eric “Boots” Greene

Jan Delay’s Jost Nickel

8 Reasons to Love Whitesnake

Essential Cymbal Patterns

Flam Ostinatos – A Creative Approach to a Drumming Staple

Buddy Rich – “Stars and Stripes Forever”

Sticking Patterns for Odd Groupings


Fear, Ego, and Overplaying

Drumset Ergonomics – Part 5: Positioning the Hi-Hat, Ride, and Rack Toms

Steve Fidyk

Latin Jazz Drumming Part 2: Mambo Bell Variations

Ddrum – Dios Series Snares

Legado Cymbals – Heritage, 79V, Luxo Raw, and Caspian Series

Roland – TM-6 Pro Trigger Module and RT-30 Triggers

ToneAlly – Percussion Teaching Tool

Evans UV1 Bass Drum Heads

Keith Urban’s Seth Rausch

New Gear from Tama, Roland, Simon Phillips Jazz Drums, CEntrance, and Alesis!

Hidden Treasures

What’s Your Favorite Buddy Rich Performance?

Jason Bowld with Bullet for My Valentine

Angel Olsen’s Josh Jaeger

Sam Lay

Columbus Pro Percussion

Jon Hiseman & Gene Stone

Drums of the Tombs

Dean Butterworth on Good Charlotte’s Generation Rx

New Releases From Jojo Mayer’s Nerve, Finally George with Todd Sucherman, and more

Who’s Playing What, Beat Hunger Benefit, and More