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September 1984:
Arthur Press — Classical Wisdom
Arthur Press

Ask Arthur Press to sit down and discuss his life as a percussionist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and you’ll see an interesting transformation take place.


September 1984:
September 1984 – Volume 8 • Number 9

Art Blakey, Carmine Appice, Arthur Press, Jonathan Moffett, Joey Franco, Alex Van Halen, Steve Smith, Simon Phillips, Eric Carr, Neil Peart


November 1982:
November 1982 – Volume 6 • Number 8

Vinnie Colaiuta, Barry Altschul, Liberty DeVitto, William F. Ludwig Jr., Peter Erskine, Max Weinberg, Steve Jordan, Arthur Press, John Panozzo, Terry Bozzio, Robert Williams, Jim Keltner



Posted: September 15, 2022

Category: News
WELCOME BACK MY FRIENDS: THE RETURN OF EMERSON LAKE & PALMER

Sole surviving member Carl Palmer, in association with the Estates of his bandmates Keith Emerson & Greg Lake, has announced the much anticipated  WELCOME BACK MY FRIENDS- THE RETURN OF EMERSON LAKE &  PALMER Tour.  Launching on Friday November 18th., 2022 at the 2300 ARENA in Philadelphia, PA, the tour will actually reunite …


Posted: October 24, 2017

Tyshawn Sorey
Category: News, News and Events
Composer/Multi-Instrumentalist Tyshawn Sorey Recipient of 2017 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

Tyshawn Sorey is a 2017 recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship.


Posted: November 2, 2015

Category: Feature Stories
Dom Famularo’s Teachers List

Over the course of his forty-year career traveling the globe to teach, perform, and conduct clinics, Dom Famularo has interacted with some of the finest drummers and drum instructors in the world. The following list contains many of those names, organized by country/continent. If you’re looking for top-notch drum instruction, …


Posted: October 14, 2015

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Evan Burrows of Wand on 1,000 Days

The Los Angeles–based group Wand, featuring drummer Evan Burrows, singer and guitarist Cory Hanson, and bassist Lee Landy, are among the most prolific of the current crop of galaxy-gazing garage-rockers, producing three full-lengths in just over a year. Burrows makes the most out of the group’s ambitious music-world view, muscularly …


Posted: July 28, 2015

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Vic Firth: 1930 to 2015

Modern Drummer was saddened to hear of the passing of Vic Firth. The following profile on the performing and manufacturing giant, written by Lauren Vogel Weiss, first appeared in the July 2013 issue of Drum Business magazine….


Posted: November 27, 2013

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, News, News and Events
Chico Hamilton: 1921–2013

Jazz drummer Foreststorn “Chico??? Hamilton died this past Monday at the age of ninety-two. Hamilton was notable for his refined approach to the drumset, which leaned more heavily on creative orchestrations than on flash, an approach that in the 1950s inspired the movements of cool and chamber jazz. Notably, Hamilton …


Posted: July 29, 2010

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Richard Chadwick of Hawkwind

Hi pot-patters, I am Richard Chadwick, Hawkwind’s drummer for the past twenty-odd years, putting these words into your eyes. We’ve just gotten back from playing two festivals, one in Germany—Burg Hertzberg—and one in England—GuilFest. I love festivals. They’re the reason I got into drumming in the first place. I’m an …


Posted: December 16, 2009

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Arthur “Zutty” Singleton: True Jazz Drumming Pioneer

During his illustrious career he worked with Steve Louis, The Tuxedo Jazz Band, Louis Nelson, The Maple Leaf Band, and the popular Fate Marable…


Posted: April 15, 2008

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Daniel Freedman

I’ve had a couple of experiences recently that you might find interesting. I’ve been co-leading a band called Third World Love with trumpeter Avishai Cohen, bassist Omer Avital, and pianist Yonatan Avishai….



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