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April May 1980:
Fred Begun: Timpani Virtuoso

Another facet of drumming is explored in this interview with Fred Begun, timpanist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, D.C. Begun discusses his approach to classical music and the influences of his mentor, Saul Goodman.



Posted: August 19, 2011

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, In Memoriam
In Memoriam: Woody “Sonship” Theus

The drummer, who worked with jazz stars Michal Urbaniak, Eddie Henderson, and Bobby Hutcherson, had his own completely unique take on things. Gerry Gibbs recalls his great gifts.


Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Update
Robby Ameen

The first thing you notice when entering Robby Ameen’s Manhattan apartment is the rich aroma of Cuban cigars, stroking your nose hairs like a dark breeze from an illicit island. Ameen’s walls are covered with cigar-box covers from Habana’s finest: Cohiba, Montecristo, and Bolivar….



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