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Articles in August 1986

Girls’ Night Out’s Kathy Burkly

But these days she's a pop rocker, laying down a throaty 2 and 4 from behind a pink, handmade drumset for her six accomplices in Girls' Night Out.

by Peter Cassidy
Nov 5, 2018

Ras Micheal — The Roots Of Reggae

Down in Kingston, Jamaica, Ras Michael (Michael Henry) is known as a supreme rootsman.

by Robert Santelli
Nov 5, 2018

August 1986 - Volume 10 • Number 8

In this Issue: Steve Smith, Joe Franco, NYC Contractors, RAS Michael, & Bill Gibson

Modern Drummer
Aug 1, 1986

Bill Gibson — Newsbeat

You've probably heard Gibson kicking out the pulse of

by Robin Tolleson
Nov 5, 2018

Oliver Jackson

There are some people who always sound like they're competing for the title of "world's noisiest drummer."

by Chip Deffaa
Nov 5, 2018

Joe Franco — Living The Fantasy

Near the end of the set, the spotlight went to the drummer, as he began his solo. Normally at this point in a Ritz show, the audience unceremoniously heads for the bar, but not on this night.

by William F. Miller
Nov 5, 2018

A 20 - Minute Warm-Up

Warming up prior to playing is extremely important for any drummer.

by Mark Hurley
Nov 5, 2018