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January 1987:
The Drummers Of Woody Herman
Jake Hanna

For 50 years—with relatively brief interruptions—Woody Herman has led one of the greatest of all big bands. And not surprisingly, he’s had some of the greatest drummers driving his band.


January 2003:
January 2003 – Volume 27 • Number 1

Abe Laboriel Jr., Robby Ameen, Rashied Ali, Dave Weckl, Rick Allen, Kris Kohls, Jon Fishman, Ben Mize, Steve Houghton, Louie Appel, Alan White, Lionel Hampton, Ringo Starr, Travis Barker, Danny Carey, Nicko McBrain, Rocky Bryant


December 1987:
December 1987 – Volume 11 • Number 12

In this issue: Manu Katche, Steve Houghton, Kirk Allen, Keith Edwards, & Louie Weaver



Posted: October 17, 2017

Dawn Richardson
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
On The Beat with Dawn Richardson of Elettrodomestico and 4 Non Blondes: Shares Education and Career Highlights

Hello MD readers! I love the magazine and appreciate the opportunity to connect with you here online and give you an update. I wake up every day and think about how fortunate I am to play and teach drums. It has been a path with some exciting twists and turns …


Posted: November 15, 2016

Category: News, News and Events
Yamaha Honors Artist-Educators at PASIC 2016

Yamaha presented the company’s Legacy in Education Awards to Steve Houghton and Bret Kuhn during this week’s annual Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) held in Indianapolis.


Posted: August 1, 2016

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Featured, Web Exclusive
Evan Chapman of Square Peg Round Hole: Juniper Album, “Name Not One Man??? Video World Premiere

With Juniper, instrumental and percussion-heavy trio Square Peg Round Hole unleashes pondering melodies, brooding harmonic landscapes, and forward-thinking rhythms. Here, the group’s main drummer, Evan Chapman, discusses the concepts and influences behind the record’s broad sonic spectrum….


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: June 1, 2014

Category: News, News and Events
Drumerica Contest Adds Additional Sponsors And Celebrity Judges

Drumerica is proud to announce that leading online music retailer Musician’s Friend, the world-renowned music education program School Of Rock and the Percussive Arts Society (PAS), the world’s largest organization of drummers and percussionists, have joined with twenty other top drum, accessory and media companies to sponsor the online video …


Posted: May 29, 2013

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Bruce Becker

Greetings, fellow drummers. Bruce Becker here. I am currently residing in Los Angeles and have been recording and gigging with my brother David for thirty years. I am very involved in teaching as well….


Posted: March 19, 2012

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Tim Walsh of the Stepkids

I’m Tim Walsh of the Stepkids, and I’m excited to be on here and hope to add to the wealth of knowledge that is MD’s awesome thirty-five-year history…


Posted: September 1, 2011

Category: News, News and Events
Web Update News

The latest and greatest news from the drumming industry. This edition features updates on Chad Sexton, John Tempesta, Jon Wysocki, Will Hunt, Brian Young and more.


Posted: February 16, 2011

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Chris Coleman: Amazing Journey

More with the phenomenal drummer/educator, who was featured in the January 2011 issue of MD. His is one of the most closely observed careers in R&B, fusion, gospel, and pop drumming, with acts like Israel Houghton & New Breed, Chaka Khan, Christina Aguilera, Babyface, Patti LaBelle, Randy Brecker, and New …


Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Update
Steve Houghton

Many Musicians Institute alumni know Steve Houghton as one of the most passionate and challenging instructors in P.I.T.’s history. But Steve is also an accomplished player, earning performing and recording credits with Woody Herman, Billy Childs, Freddie Hubbard, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Diana Krall, Scott Henderson, Gary Burton, and Arturo Sandoval….



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