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February 2000:
February 2000 – Volume 24 • Number 2

Dave McClain, Greg Hutchinson, Eric Kretz, Bill Rieflin, Trilok Gurtu, Mark Richardson, Pat Petrillo, Ryan Moore, Doane Perry, Yonrico Scott, Raymond Herrera, Dave Weckl, Herman Matthews, Zoro, Joshua Dyer, Rich Watson



Posted: January 4, 2017

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
On the Beat with Pat Petrillo: Catches Up and Talks New Music and Products

What’s up, Modern Drummer readers? This is my first “On the Beat,” and I’m happy to catch you up on what’s been happening (for the past thirty-plus years, ha). We won’t go back that far, but I will fill you in on the variety of things I’ve been up to …


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: February 10, 2015

Category: News, News and Events, The Showroom
Showroom: Zildjian 21″ Organic and 20″ Renaissance Rides

The 21″ Organic ride is the latest member of the K Custom series, and the 20″ Renaissance ride joins the K Constantinople series. Both are said to offer clean stick definition coupled with dark ride and crash sounds for a variety of genres and performance applications….


Posted: September 3, 2014

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
East Coast Drum Jam Set for September 21st

The East Coast Drum Jam will take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at the DoubleTree Hotel Ballroom at US Hwy 1 South in Princeton, New Jersey….


Posted: November 9, 2011

Category: DVD/Video Reviews, Drummers, Reviews
Learn To Read Rhythms…Better!
by Pat Petrillo

The Drummers Collective instructor offers is “an interactive reading boot camp that comes with a teacher.???


Posted: August 28, 2009

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Pat Petrillo — Learn To Read Rhythms…Better!

Ludwig has released my new P4 practice pad, and I couldn’t be more proud of how it turned out.


Posted: August 28, 2009

Pat Petrillo : Modern Drummer
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Pat Petrillo — Learn To Read Rhythms…Better!

Ludwig has released my new P4 practice pad, and I couldn’t be more proud of how it turned out.


Posted: June 28, 2008

Pat Petrillo : Modern Drummer
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Pat Petrillo: Smooth, Groovin'-And Proud Of It

Just returned from a clinic tour of the UK, my second in four months, and it went real well.


Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Drummers
Pat Petrillo: Smooth, Groovin’-And Proud Of It

(October 2005 Issue) At a recent smooth jazz festival in Philadelphia, drummer Pat Petrillo was performing with guitarist Ed Hamilton when an elderly, “old school-looking” gentleman shuffled up to the bandstand and started screaming, “This ain’t no @#!%# jazz! Where’s the Coltrane and Miles? Play some real jazz!” Petrillo and …



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