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Posted: April 25, 2019

Bernard Fowler
Category: On the Beat
Bernard Fowler of the Rolling Stones

Talking About New Album, Percussionists/Drummers, and Gear Hello everyone in Modern Drummer land! Inside Out is the name of my new LP and it’s a reinterpretation of songs written by Keith Richards and Mick Jagger for the Rolling Stones. As I was finishing up my last LP, The Bura, I …


Posted: November 1, 2016

Category: Clinics and Events, News, News and Events
Nineteenth Annual Carlos Vega Memorial Birthday Concert

A special all-star concert dedicated to Carlos Vega will take place on Sunday, December 11 at 4 pm at the Alvas Showroom, 1415 W Eighth Street, San Pedro, CA 90732.


Posted: March 16, 2016

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
On the Beat With Daniel de los Reyes of Zac Brown Band: Talks New Percussion Line, Camps, and Tours

Hello MD! I am excited to tour again throughout the USA, Canada, and England in 2016. I’m also looking forward to performing at iconic stadiums like Citi Field (New York) and Fenway Park (Boston)….


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 4, 2015

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Lessons, MD Education Team
Modern Drummer Education Team Weighs In On: Learning Other Styles

We asked the members of the Modern Drummer Education Team if they felt that it’s important for all drummers to study Latin music and other musical genres, even if they don’t intend to ever perform those styles. Here’s what they had to say….


Posted: April 8, 2014

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Lessons, MD Education Team
Modern Drummer Education Team Weighs In On: Developing Independence

We asked the members of the Modern Drummer Education Team to share their thoughts on their favorite methods for developing independence. Here’s what they had to say.


Posted: November 8, 2013

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Legendary Drummer/Percussionist Walfredo Reyes Sr.

It’s been eight years since the 2005 Modern Drummer Festival where I was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. It was a great event with many incredible drummers….


Posted: June 12, 2013

Category: Drummers, News, News and Events
Zac Brown Band’s Daniel de los Reyes Thanks MD Readers for Poll Win

Daniel de los Reyes, of the three-time Grammy-award-winning Zac Brown Band, has taken first-place in Modern Drummer’s 2013 Readers Poll Awards for percussionist of the year….


Posted: September 11, 2012

Category: News, News and Events
Los Angeles Drum Services Officially Opens

After a quiet opening in late 2010 and building its clientele to include major-name players Taku Hirano (Cirque Du Soliel/MJ Immortal tour), Kevin Ricard (Tonight Show), and Keith Harris (Black Eyed Peas), Los Angeles Drum Services (LADS) is announcing its official opening….


Posted: August 3, 2011

Category: News, News and Events
Web Update News 8/11

Find out what your favorite drummer is up to now (Web Update News 7/21/11).


Posted: September 29, 2010

Category: Drummers, The Greats
Jim Capaldi: Traffic’s Reluctant Drum Wonder

Jim Capaldi, best known as drummer, singer, and lyricist with the British band Traffic, was one of the most identifiable and multi-talented musicians to come of age at the tail end of the British Invasion of the mid-’60s. Hooking up with ex–Spencer Davis Group vocalist Steve Winwood, guitarist Dave Mason, …


Posted: November 17, 2008

Category: Drummers, On the Beat
Drummer Blog: Walfredo Reyes Jr.

This is the first blog I've ever written—about time, right? The main purpose is to present an update on what I've been doing lately and what I've done in past twenty years!


Posted: May 19, 2005

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Daniel Reyes

In between those gigs he’ll squeeze in a performance with Ricky Martin, Stevie Nicks, or Jennifer Lopez, among other top acts. But Danny’s brain is always thinking: How do I make my playing better? Equally important to him these days: How do I make the instruments I play better? Enter …


Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Update
Robby Ameen

The first thing you notice when entering Robby Ameen’s Manhattan apartment is the rich aroma of Cuban cigars, stroking your nose hairs like a dark breeze from an illicit island. Ameen’s walls are covered with cigar-box covers from Habana’s finest: Cohiba, Montecristo, and Bolivar….


Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories, Update
Dennis Chambers: Santana Now: A Force Of Nature

A rhythmic force of nature since its inception in San Francisco’s Mission District in 1966, the Santana band has always set the bar high. And now, with superstar drummer Dennis Chambers joining percussionists Raul Rekow and Karl Perazzo, the bar (and the expectation) is even higher.


Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Raul Rekow

A rhythmic force of nature since its inception in San Francisco’s Mission District in 1966, the Santana band has always set the bar high. And now, with superstar drummer Dennis Chambers joining percussionists Raul Rekow and Karl Perazzo, the bar (and the expectation) is even higher.


Posted: May 12, 2004

Category: Drummers, Feature Stories
Karl Perazzo, Dennis Chambers and Raul Rekow with Santana

A rhythmic force of nature since its inception in San Francisco’s Mission District in 1966, the Santana band has always set the bar high. And now, with superstar drummer Dennis Chambers joining percussionists Raul Rekow and Karl Perazzo, the bar (and the expectation) is even higher….



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