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Note: Some MD articles are only available in pdf format. Those articles do not appear in this list. Subscribers to Digital and All-Access can view every Modern Drummer issue in their available formats. Browse all MD issues from our archive here.
March 2008:
March 2008 – Volume 32 • Number 3

Alex Van Halen, Alex González, John Humphrey, Marcus Gilmore, Brooks Wackerman, James “The Rev” Sullivan, Roger Taylor, Torry Castellano, Jim Bogios, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Carlos Vega, Steve Smith, James Gadson, Gavin Harrison, Carlos “Patato” Valdez

February 2003:
February 2003 – Volume 27 • Number 2

Spüg, Carlos Vega, Rodney Green, Daniel Freedman, Karriem Riggins, Ali Jackson, Carter Beauford, Tico Torres, Patty Schemel, Derek Roddy, Tris Imboden, Darren Lyons, J.D. Blair, Vinnie Colaiuta, Virgil Donati, Scott Rockenfield

August 1998:
August 1998 – Volume 22 • Number 8

Gregg Bissonette, Martin Atkins, John Kamoosi, Gregg Bendian, John Blackwell, Rich Hoak, Charlie Watts, Nick D’Virgilio, Peter Erskine, Bruce Cox, Brian Jones, Forrest Williams, Joey Baron, Cozy Powell, Carlos Vega, Dennis Charles, Bill Bruford, Bun E. Carlos

July 1988:
July 1988 – Volume 12 • Number 7

In this Issue: Liberty Devitto, Ron Tutt, Carlos Vega

Posted: October 10, 2017

Clif Magness
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
On The Beat with Grammy Winning Producer-Drummer-Guitarist-Songwriter Clif Magness

Hi MD. My love affair with drums began in my mother’s car. When I was around six years old, I was pounding away “Wipe Out” on the headrest when she decided then and there to rush me into drum lessons. A few years later, my parents bought me the Yamaha …

Posted: February 8, 2017

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Web Exclusive
Legendary Bassist Nathan East on His New Album Reverence

On Nathan East’s second solo album, Reverence, he once again steps into the spotlight as bandleader. Produced by East and Yamaha Entertainment Group of America founder Chris Gero, it’s no surprise that shortly after its debut (less than one month ago), the album hit the number-one spot on both the …

Posted: November 1, 2016

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
Nineteenth Annual Carlos Vega Memorial Birthday Concert

A special all-star concert dedicated to Carlos Vega will take place on Sunday, December 11 at 4 pm at the Alvas Showroom, 1415 W Eighth Street, San Pedro, CA 90732.

Posted: November 17, 2015

Category: Clinics and Events, Drummers, News, News and Events
News: 18th-Annual Carlos Vega Memorial Birthday Concert on December 6

The 18th Annual Carlos Vega Memorial Birthday Concert will feature Will Lee (bass and vocals), Steve Ferrone (drums), Michael Thompson, Denny Dias (guitars), Lenny Castro (percussion), Larry Klimas, Jim Stevens (sax), Ron King (trumpet), Alex Ligertwood, Leslie Smith (vocals), and David Garfield (keys and MD)….

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: June 30, 2015

Category: Drummers, Issues, News, News and Events
August 2015 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Antonio Sanchez

See what’s in the pages, and where to order, the August 2015 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Antonio Sanchez!

Posted: November 27, 2013

Category: News, News and Events
Carlos Vega Memorial Birthday Concert

The sixteenth annual Carlo Vega Memorial Birthday Concert will take place on December 8, 2013 at 8 pm at Cafe Cordiale. This year’s concert will feature several different drummers playing tribute to Carlos, in a variety of styles. The line up includes such greats as Chad Wackerman (James Taylor, Frank …

Posted: March 19, 2012

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Tim Walsh of the Stepkids

I’m Tim Walsh of the Stepkids, and I’m excited to be on here and hope to add to the wealth of knowledge that is MD’s awesome thirty-five-year history…

Posted: December 8, 2011

Category: Drummers, The Greats
Tom Roady: Down Home Percussionist

An interview with the late, great Nashville percussionist, which originally appeared in the May 1996 issue of Modern Drummer magazine.

Posted: July 19, 2005

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
David Northrup

Growing up on a mix of R&B, pop, rock, and country, David Northrup, originally from Syracuse New York, moved south in the early ’90s playing sessions and gigging the Florida club scene. One of those gigs led him to meeting and working with ace session guitarist Les Dudek…

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