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September 1984:
Jonathan Moffett — Have Drums Will Travel
Jonathan Moffett

There is a calm aura around Jonathan Moffett. This fact may not seem to be very extraordinary, but in light of the fact that he is with the Jacksons— the biggest tour since the Beatles—that is a most remarkable feat.


March 1991:
March 1991 – Volume 15 • Number 3

In this Issue: Jonathan Moffett, Butch Trucks, Jaimoe, Roxy Petrucci



Posted: September 1, 2020

Category: News
Modern Drummer Festival 2020

Modern Drummer is rebooting its world-famous Drum Festival on September 12 at 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time with a live-streaming event honoring the late, great Rush drummer Neil Peart. Proceeds of ticket sales will benefit brain tumor research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The event, which will be produced and distributed …


Posted: August 20, 2020

Category: News
20th Annual Modern Drummer Festival featuring A Tribute To Iconic Drummer Neil Peart.

LiveXLive to Produce and Distribute Live Pay Per View Show Featuring Incredible Lineup Reaching over 150 Million Social Media Fans — Taylor Hawkins, Chad Smith, Cindy Blackman-Santana, Thomas Lang, Alex Gonzalez A global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, announced …


Posted: January 29, 2019

Meathook Bus
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Anthony Citrinite of The Collective and MeetHook in On The Beat

Dear MD! My name is Anthony Citrinite and I have been lucky enough to play drums professionally for many years with a number of great bands including Boston, Coheed & Cambria, and currently with Embers Only.


Posted: October 24, 2017

Chris Ralles
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
On The Beat with Chris Ralles of Pat Benatar: An Invaluable Education

Greetings MD, my name is Chris Ralles and I am a drummer in the Los Angeles, CA area. Rather than bore you with a superfluous list of credentials, I thought it more pertinent to highlight the often-considered, not-so-glamorous experiences and lessons that helped make me the ever-grateful, working musician that …


Posted: February 8, 2012

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Taku Hirano

Greetings, MD readers, from the Cirque du Soleil Michael Jackson—The Immortal world tour! Right now, I am en route to begin the third leg of our North American tour. We started “creation” of this truly amazing show back in August 2011, premiered two months later in Cirque du Soleil’s home …


Posted: November 10, 2007

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
LA Drummer/Instructor Pamela Manganaro

In 1989 Drum Workshop vice-president John Good asked me if I could throw a curve ball. “You bet,” I said. And that was my welcome into the DW family. I was now an official Drum Workshop artist, the quintessential symbol of a professional drummer who made it…


Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Prince’s John Blackwell: An Interview

John Blackwell always listened to his dad’s advice, and it’s paid off, big time. “Growing up, my dad used to tell me, ‘If you want to make any money in this business, play in the pocket.'”…



Posted: June 24, 2021

Category: The Modern Drummer Podcast
The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 39: David Frangioni with Nandi Bushell

Episode 39: David Frangioni interviews Nandi Bushell + Dawson’s Shop Talk review on the Roland – VAD306 Compact Electronic Drumset. In this episode MD CEO David Frangioni interviews 11-year-old UK social media sensation, drummer and multi-instrumentalist Nandi Bushell, sponsored by Roland. Nandi and her father John walks David thru how …