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April 2020:
In the Studio with Nashville Veteran Tommy Harden

Breaking into the session world is difficult, particularly in Nashville. “Folks need to know that you can come in and get the job done expeditiously because there’s a lot of money being spent on a recording.”

October 1985:
Eddie Bayers — Overcoming The Obstacles
Eddie Bayers

While growing up, Eddie Bayers dug R&B and the likes of Wilson Pickett, James Brown, and Aretha Franklin. It seems like a far cry from his position as one of the primary drummers in Nashville, recording with such notables as Alabama, T.G. Sheppard, Deborah Allen, Anne Murray, Ricky Skaggs, the …

November 2005:
November 2005 – Volume 29 • Number 11

Ringo Starr, Danny Carey, Chad Smith, Ian Paice, Steve Smith, Paul John Jr. Stanton Moorse, Michael Travis, Jason Hann, Tony Allen, Adam Topol, Kevin March, Mark Guiliana, Des Kensel, Sean Rickman, Tris Imboden, Rick Marotta, Eddie Bayers

November 2004:
November 2004 – Volume 28 • Number 11

Thomas Lang, Longineu Parsons, Bill Bruford, Ringo Garza, Robertinho Silva, Brian St. Clair, Kent Ross, Gabriel Camacho, Graham Hawthorne, Eddie Bayers, Hossam Ramzy, Joey Jordison, Danny Carey, Shawn Pelton, Tony Verderosa

July 2000:
July 2000 – Volume 24 • Number 7

Jeff Ballard, Nana Vasconcelos, Mel Lewis, Ustad Allarakha, Peter Erskine, Ricky Lawson, Don Alias, Danny Reyes, Jeff Fowlkes, Tommy Perkins, Chris Pennie, Vinnie Colaiuta, Jeremy Taggart, Mike Portnoy, Eddie Bayers, Roy Hanes

October 1998:
October 1998 – Volume 22 • Number 10

Harvey Mason, Barrett Miller, Dave Weckl, Terry Bozzio, Will Kennedy,  Eddie Bayers, Carey, Jo Jo Mayer, Jeff Hamilton, Glen Velez, Philly Joe Jones, Pete Sandoval, Dan Rieser, Kenny Aronoff, Harvey Sorgen , Ian Wallace, Petur Smith, Billy Lee Lewis, Rod Morgenstein

October 1996:
October 1996 – Volume 20 • Number 10

Carter Beauford, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld, Elvin Jones, Omar Hakim, Tim Alexander, Trilok Gurtu, Dave Lombardo, Sheila E., Peter Michael Escovedo, Walfredo Reyes, Jr., Narada Michael Walden, Jonny Cragg, Eric Kamau Gravatt, Levon Helm, Ciarlante, Yuval Gabay, Billy Mintz, Chet McCracken, Eddie Bayers, Max Weinberg, Simon Phillips

July 1996:
July 1996 – Volume 20 • Number 7

In this Issue: Joey Baron, Philip Rhodes,  Paul Leim, Eddie Bayers, Tommy Wells, Jerry Kroon, Kenny Malone, Owen Hale, Lonnie Wilson, Milton Sledge, Alan Dawson, Gary Seligson, Richard Hilms, Louie Bellson, Charlie Benante, Peter Yanowitz, Jody Stephens, Terry Bozzio, John Molo, Chester Thompson

June 1996:
June 1996 – Volume 20 • Number 6

In this Issue: Eddie Bayers, Jerry Kroon, Kenny Malone, Owen Hale, Paul Leim, Lonnie Wilson, Tommy Wells, Milton Sledge, Dave Beyer, Ricky Fataar, Taylor Hawkins, Max Roach, Robin Goodridge, Sidney “Big Sid” Catlett, Dennis Chambers, Stewart Copeland, Jim Donovan, Jim DiSpirito, Adolfo ” Fofi” Lancha, Kenny Aronoff, Bill Stewart, Robby …

October 1992:
October 1992 – Volume 16 • Number 10

In this Issue: Eddie Bayers, Steve Gorman, Lewis Nash

October 1985:
October 1985 – Volume 9 • Number 10

Chris Parker, Chris Slade, Mickey Roker, Neil Peart, Sandy Gennaro, Eddie Bayers, Paul Goldberg, Larry Iatarola, Billy Jones, Ted Greenberg, Harry Himles, Mike Pultro, Dean Witten, Roli Garcia Jr., Tim Laushey, Jim Keltner, David Robinson, Dom Famularo, Bill Bruford

Posted: January 15, 2019

Rob Mitzner
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Rob Mitzner in On The Beat

Hello Modern Drummer readers! This is my fourth time being featured here “On The Beat,” and I’m excited once again to share some of the things I’ve been up to.

Posted: March 24, 2015

Category: Clinics and Events, Drummers, News, News and Events
News: Drummer Eddie Bayers Receives Berklee’s “American Master??? Award

Berklee College of Music presented its first American Master Awards on Tuesday in Nashville, to Curb Group CEO Jim Ed Norman, Grand Ole Opry vice president and general manager Pete Fisher, and Eddie Bayers, drummer on more than 300 gold and platinum records….

Posted: December 22, 2014

Category: Clinics and Events, Drummers, News and Events
News: Rich Redmond Hosts Second-Annual “Drummer’s Weekend???

This past November, Jason Aldean drummer, Rich Redmond, led a weekend of drumming education, inspiration, and entertainment in Nashville. Highlights of this second-annual event included hands-on training with Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel), Chris Fryar (Zac Brown Band), and Sean Paddock (Kenny Chesney). Other teachers included percussionist Billy Hawn (Colbie Callait) …

Posted: September 24, 2014

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Drummer Blog: Jason Aldean’s Rich Redmond Gears Up for Drummer’s Weekend

Hello there, MD readers! I am very excited to be hosting my second “Drummer’s Weekend??? in Nashville this October 31 through November 2….

Posted: November 7, 2012

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
Memphis Drum Shop to Host 25th Annual Vendor Day Expo

On November 10, 2012, Memphis Drum Shop will host their 25th Annual Vendor Day Expo, the biggest sale of the year, both in store and online….

Posted: March 22, 2012

Category: News, News and Events
March Web Update News

News on and from the drumming community for March 2012.

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: February 1, 2008

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Frank Funaro Tour Blog

Happy New Year, fellow MD readers. I’m honored to have been asked to do a blog for MD Online, and I decided to go with a road-blog. I’m currently in rehearsals and pre-production for the next Cracker record….

Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Feature Stories, Lessons
In The Loop With The Pros

With all of the samplers, prerecorded loops, and programmers in the studio, how much of what we hear today from a drummer is actual acoustic drums or electronics? MD asked some of the best “hired guns” in the business to comment on their current role and gear requirements in the …

Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Update
Eddie Bayers

Eddie Bayers is blown away by the fact that, after thirty years of first-call recording status, he’s recently become a member of two bands….

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