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September 2020:
MODERN DRUMMER SEPTEMBER 2020 COVER
Avenues to Excellence
Avenues to Excellence

15 MD Cover Artists Reveal the Big Ideas That Put Them on the Road to Success The abundance of educational material online, as well as great teachers to mold your passion and enthusiasm into technique and musicality, are massively beneficial to those seeking proficiency on the drums. But even with …


January 2020:
Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science's Waiting Game

The world class drummer and founder of Berklee College of Music’s Institute for Jazz and Gender Justice addresses myriad social ills in her ninth album.


October 2018:
Jonathan Barber, Kobie Watkins Grouptet, Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band, Jack DeJohnette, and more!

We take a look at the latest music featuring Jonathan Barber, Kobie Watkins Grouptet, the Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band, Jack DeJohnette, and more!


June 2012:
Roy Haynes, Terri Lyne Carrington, Jack DeJohnette
Haynes, Carrington, DeJohnette

It was a jazz drumming summit of epic proportions. Roy Haynes, the last of the great drummers of the bebop era; Jack DeJohnette, the most recognizably artful and exploratory drummer of modern times; and Terri Lyne Carrington,


May 2018:
Terri Lyne Carrington with Lewis Porter, Blake Richardson with Between the Buried and Me, Virgil Donati with IceFish, and More!

RECORDINGS Between the Buried and Me Automata Part I The progressive metal veterans release their highly anticipated eighth full-length album. Drummer BLAKE RICHARDSON somehow takes it up a notch. Once again Blake Richardson’s fluent, musical playing is rendered brilliantly by producer Jamie King, a mainstay since Between the Buried and Me’s …


May 1983:
Terri Lyne Carrington — Coming Of Age

The idea of the “child star” conjures up a dual image. On the one hand you have to admire the talent it took to become a star.


October 1977:
Terri Lyne Carrington: She's Only Just Begun
Terri Lyne Carrington

Why a feature story on a twelve year old little girl in a drummers magazine? Very simple. Terri Lyne Carrington of Medford, Massachusetts first off is not your average twelve-year-old girl; and she’s not just an average little drummer. She happens to be one of the most remarkable new jazz …


October 1977:
Terri Lyne Carrington: She’s Only Just Begun
Terri Lyne Carrington

Why a feature story on a twelve year old little girl in a drummers magazine? Very simple. Terri Lyne Carrington of Medford, Massachusetts first off is not your average twelve-year-old girl; and she’s not just an average little drummer. She happens to be one of the most remarkable new jazz …


April 2003:
April 2003 – Volume 27 • Number 4

Brad Wilk, Al Foster, Ged Lynch, Mike Wengren, Chad Smith, Stewart Copeland, Terri Lyne Carrington, Nick Tosco, Mike Clark, Rick Woolstenhulme, Jerry Leoni, Viola Smith, Armand Zildjian, Abe Laboriel Jr., Jeff Hamilton, Chad Wackerman


March 1996:
March 1996 – Volume 20 • Number 3

In this Issue: Bill Stewart, Sheila E., Terri Lyne Carrington, Hilary JOnes, Kate Schellenbach, Patty Schemel, Dawn Richardson, Denise Fraser


September 1989:
September 1989 – Volume 13 • Number 9

In this Issue: Terri Lyne Carrington, Troy Luccketta, Bobby Previte



Posted: November 11, 2021

Category: News
Next Jazz Legacy For a More Inclusive Jazz Future

New Music USA Partners With Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice to Launch New Program Next Jazz Legacy For a More Inclusive Jazz Future Three-Year Program – With Major Funding From The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation – Will Increase Opportunities For Women and Non-Binary Musicians Through Apprenticeship, Financial Support and Promotion NEA …


Posted: September 7, 2017

Steph Barker
Category: Drummers, On the Beat
On The Beat with Steph Barker of Coast Modern: Pursuing the Dream

Hey MD Readers! This is Steph Barker, drummer for the Los Angeles indie pop duo Coast Modern. I have been a huge fan of Modern Drummer since I started drumming back in sixth grade, so I am over the moon and absolutely honored to contribute to “On The Beat.”


Posted: August 21, 2017

Omar Hakim
Category: News, News and Events
Omar Hakim Named Chair of Percussion Department at Berklee College of Music

Omar Hakim, a master drummer who played on countless hits, from David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” to Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” has been named the new Chair of the Percussion Department at Berklee College of Music.


Posted: April 1, 2016

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
Women in Percussion Theme Rocks the Big Apple at NYU/KoSA/Hit Like a Girl Event

The NYU Steinhardt Percussion Studies Program (Jonathan Haas, director) hosted its first-ever collaboration with KoSA (Aldo Mazza, director) and Hit Like a Girl (David Levine, director) on February 13. This year’s event, Celebrating Women in Percussion, included a variety of clinics and master classes with artists from around the world, …


Posted: March 24, 2016

Category: Drummers, News, News and Events
Society for American Music Honors Terri Lyne Carrington

Three-time Grammy award–winning recording artist Terri Lyne Carrington was recently recognized as this year’s honorary member at the Forty-Second Annual Conference of the Society for American Music during a public ceremony at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge, Massachusetts….


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 18, 2015

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
News: KoSA Miami and SFCPA Second Annual Event Report

The second edition of the KoSA Miami/SFCPA weekend intensive workshop, a collaboration with the South Florida Center for Percussive Arts founded by Brandon Cruz, took place this past January. Registrants participated in classes of Brazilian percussion, African drumming traditions on drumset, Cuban rhythms, and advanced snare drum techniques in the …


Posted: April 26, 2012

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
International Jazz Day to be Celebrated with All-Star Concerts in Paris, New Orleans, and New York

On Friday, April 27, UNESCO director-general Irina Bokova and UNESCO goodwill ambassador Herbie Hancock will kick-off the first annual International Jazz Day with a full day of events including live performances, master classes, and discussions.


Posted: March 22, 2012

Category: News, News and Events
March Web Update News

News on and from the drumming community for March 2012.


Posted: March 2, 2012

Category: Drummers, News, News and Events
Terri Lyne Carrington’s The Mosaic Project Reveives 2012 Grammy Award for “Best Jazz Vocal Album”

The 54th annual Grammy awards brought Hebert-Carrington Media co-founder Terri Lyne Carrington her first Grammy award as a leader for her ambitious cross-genre production The Mosaic Project.


Posted: October 26, 2011

Category: Drummers, Multimedia, Videos
Terri Lyne Carrington Performs “Mosaic Triad??? at the Tokyo Jazz Festival

Watch Terri Lyne Carrington and her band, featuring Esperanza Spalding, Ingrid Jensen, Helen Sung, and Tineke Postma, perform “Mosaic Triad??? at the Tokyo Jazz Festival. Terri will be among the twelve world-renowned drummers on Modern Drummer’s prestigious Pro Panel for 2012.


Posted: April 12, 2010

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Esthema’s Bruno Esrubilsky

My name is Bruno Esrubilsky, and I am a Brazilian drummer/percussionist living in the Boston area. I graduated in 2005 from the Los Angeles Music Academy and then in 2010 from Berklee College of Music with a professional music degree. I also received the 2010 Armand Zildjian Percussion Award….



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