Maybe there’s something in the water. Or the air. Or perhaps it’s simply the streaming services deluging us with content while everyone is looking for anything to take their minds off of the global pandemic. But, wow, a ton of great music documentaries have exploded onto screens large and small …
To further celebrate the soulful, timekeeping majesty of this month’s cover artist Earl Young, we dove into the Modern Drummer archives to find ten other groove masters talking about how they make the music move. Greg Errico, October 2011 “Sly Stone had great producing chops, and the songs would morph …
Chad Smith, Gene Krupa, Greg Errico, Chris Corsano, Joey Dandeneau, Jim Payne, Tony Tedesco, Patrick Berkery, Patrick Hallahan, Tony Williams, Daniel Glass, Roy Mayorga, Mike Malinin
Jimmy Chamberlin, Carl Allen, Dave McClain, Greg Errico, Jason Sutter, Tony Allen, Aaron Gillespie, Craig Macintyre, Felix Pollard, Pete Thomas, Nate Morton, Bun E. Carlos, Thomas Lang, Charlie Donnelly
Posted: September 17, 2015
Greg Errico on Sly and the Family Stone’s Fantastic, Forgotten Concert Document Live at the Fillmore East
Listening to the recently released Sly and the Family Stone set, Live at the Fillmore East (Epic/Legacy), the band’s original drummer, Greg Errico, admits to getting quite excited, “almost like a fan,??? partly because he’s long wondered what became of the recordings. “They disappeared for years,??? he says. “I had …
Posted: September 21, 2012
Russell Simins of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Hey, all, Russell Simins from the one and only Blues Explosion here. I play drums and write music with bandmates Jon Spencer and Judah Bauer, two of the greatest guitarists I know, and I know a lot of them.
Posted: December 28, 2011
10 Indispensable Funk Albums
Funk music is all about the beat, and it’s no coincidence that many of our most influential drummers have made a name for themselves playing the style. If you want to learn the essence of the style, here are ten classic albums you should definitely check out.
Posted: October 20, 2009
Drumming On TV
In celebration of the great, sometimes groundbreaking drumming performances of TV’s golden age, we present to you highlights along the illustrious Drumming On TV timeline…
Posted: February 1, 2006
The Fab Faux’s Rich Pagano
New York City drummer Rich Pagano is way more than just a member of the hippest Beatle cover band you’ll ever hear. He’s also an accomplished singer and producer. As we journey through Rich’s MD Online interview, we’ll learn that not only does he do a stellar job of providing …
Posted: May 12, 2004
Josh Eppard of Coheed & Cambria
Though Coheed & Cambria’s drummer Josh Eppard grew up playing along to Sly & The Family Stone’s sticksman Gregg Errico, and also cites The Cars as a musical influence, the band’s progressive rock underpinnings challenge him….
Posted: October 29, 2020
The Modern Drummer Podcast – Narada Michael Walden’s UPBEAT with Greg Errico, Paiste Formula 602 Cymbals product review & more. In this episode Narada talks to Sly and The Family Stone drummer Greg Errico about the origin story of the band, recording sessions, concerts including their epic performance at Woodstock …