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April 1981 – Volume 5 • Number 2

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Articles in April 1981

Education

South Of The Border - Getting The Latin Flavor

South Of The Border Getting The Latin Flavor by John Rae There is a vast area overlooked in playing Latin drums. There's much more to it than working out and memorizing some "authentic" licks. The real difference in listening to…

by John Rae
Mar 23, 2017
Features

Famoudou Don Moye: Drawing on Tradition

Famoudou Don Moye: Drawing on Tradition by Rick Mattingly The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) is an organization that was formed in Chicago by a group of African-Americans led by Muhal Richard Abrams. The organization was designed…

by Rick Mattingly
Mar 23, 2017
Education

Rock Perspectives - Converting Those Old Rhythms, Part 1

Rock Perspectives Converting Those Old Rhythms, Part 1 by David Garibaldi One of the most basic rhythms in rock. In this study, the focus is on:(1) How to play a good, swinging shuffle. (2) A practical application of the shuffle.…

by David Garibaldi
Mar 23, 2017
Concepts

Concepts - Heroes

Concepts Heroes by Roy Burns All young musicians have heroes or people they admire. Musicians learn from and often emulate their heroes. This is an important part of the learning process, especially in the early stages.  Heroes serve as a…

Modern Drummer
Mar 23, 2017
Features

Double Play: David Peters, Bobby Campo of Le Roux

Double Play: David Peters, Bobby Campo of Le Roux by Robyn Flans Photos by Michelle Wright LaCombe While the plight of the drummer is strenuous enough in Los Angeles and New York, it is almost impenetrable for those living in…

by Robyn Flans
Mar 23, 2017
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Education

Show And Studio - Irv Cottler

Show And Studio Irv Cottler: Keeper of the Time by Tracy Borst Irv Cottler's recording, radio, television and motion picture credits would stagger anyone's belief. Since 1955, Irv has done most of the drumming for Frank Sinatra, an association which…

by Tracy Borst
Mar 23, 2017
Flipbook

April 1981 - Volume 5 • Number 2

Hal Blaine, Gil Moore, David Peters, Bobby Campo, Famoudou Don Moye, Barry Altschul, Irv Cottler, John Rae, Vic Firth, Charley Perry, Steve Smith

Modern Drummer
Apr 1, 1981
Features

Hal Blaine

Hal Blaine by Robyn Flans Cover Photo by Lowell Norman To chronicle the career of Hal Blaine is an almost awesome task. The office walls of his Hollywood Hills home are adorned with gold records that span the last two…

Robyn Flans
Mar 23, 2017
Departments

In Memoriam - Cozy Cole 1909-1981

In Memoriam Cozy Cole 1909-1981 by Scott K. Fish Drum great Cozy Cole died on January 29, 1981 at the University Hospital of Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.   He was born William Randolph Cole in East Orange, New Jersey…

by Scott K. Fish
Mar 23, 2017
Education

Jazz Drummer's Workshop - The Music of the Drums - Part 1

by Barry Altschul Barry Altschul was born in New York City where he studied with Charli Persip, Sam Ulano, and Lee Konitz. He became a member of The Paul Bley Trio in 1964, and the Jazz Composer's Guild Orchestra in…

by Barry Altschul
Mar 23, 2017

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