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May 2022:
Bob Moses Drum Wisdom: The Eight Points

In last month’s Modern Drummer, we reintroduced Bob Moses’ fabulous notion that he calls “The 8/8 Concept” from his book Drum Wisdom. Bob’s concept of feeling music in 8/8 leads naturally into another concept that Bob calls “The Eight Points.” The following is an excerpt from Drum Wisdom called “The …


April 2022:
Bob Moses Drum Wisdom: The 8/8 Concept

This month we will be begin exploring Bob Moses’ classic book called Drum Wisdom. In this book Bob explores the organic side of drumming with wonderful explanations of some of the most important ideas in playing music. We will begin this month by exploring what he calls the 8/8 concept. …


August 1984:
Bob Moses — Dreamer
Bob Moses

Watching Bob Moses hover over his drums at Right Track Studios in Manhattan like a marionette spider, deadpanning Buster Keatonish responses to the groove of fellow- percussionists


December 1979 - January 1980:
Bob Moses: Beneath the Surface
Bob Moses

If I were asked to make a list of the most underrated drummers. Bob Moses would be the first name that would come to my mind. I first met Moses through Charlie Perry at a jazz drumming workshop Perry was conducting.



Posted: April 29, 2016

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
Rhythm, Sound, and Magic Spring Camp

Join two old friends and masters of percussion Billy Martin (Medeski, Martin and Wood, John Scofield, Iggy Pop, Bob Moses) and Cyro Baptista (Paul Simon, Herbie Hancock, John Zorn, Yo Yo Ma, Trey Anastasio), plus special guests John Medeski and Amir Ziv, for a spring camp filled with playing, listening, …


Posted: May 11, 2015

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Lessons, MD Education Team
Modern Drummer Education Team Weighs In On: Learning Other Instruments

We asked the members of the Modern Drummer Education Team if they felt that it’s important for drummers to learn to play other instruments (piano, bass, guitar, etc.), or should they focus on honing their craft at the kit exclusively? Here’s what they had to say….


Posted: April 8, 2014

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Lessons, MD Education Team
Modern Drummer Education Team Weighs In On: Developing Independence

We asked the members of the Modern Drummer Education Team to share their thoughts on their favorite methods for developing independence. Here’s what they had to say.


Posted: June 24, 2011

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Greg Burrows

Hi, Greg Burrows here. I’m honored to write a blog for Modern Drummer magazine, a publication I’ve been reading since the very first issue, which came out when I was in my early teens. There have been hundreds of articles and exercises in MD that have influenced and shaped who …


Posted: November 5, 2009

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Gloria Gaynor’s Swiss Chris

I am currently doing dates with Gloria Gaynor. I’m also playing drums for Bajah & the Dry Eye Crew…


Posted: October 3, 2007

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Jerome Deupree New England International Drum Expo Blog

I want to tell you about the New England International Drum Expo that was held in Manchester, New Hampshire a couple weekends ago. I was very honored to do a clinic on Sunday. The roster of players was formidable to say the least….



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