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December 1979 – January 1980 – Volume 3 • Number 6

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Articles in December 1979 - January 1980

Driver's Seat: Being Equipped For Big Band

by Butch Miles In this article, I'll touch on equipment, various big-band drummers' set-ups, muffling the set for live and recording situations, and some hints on cymbal technique.As far as sizes go, I've found the following to be pretty much…

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Jazz Drummer's Workshop: Developing A Musical Approach

by Ed Soph In my article "Reading and Jazz Interpretation," in the August-September issue of Modern Drummer, I mentioned the necessity of practicing musically. One way we may do this is by actually playing tunes on the drums. The materials…

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Bob Moses: Beneath the Surface

Bob Moses Beneath the Surface by Cheech Iero If I were asked to make a list of the most underrated drummers. Bob Moses would be the first name that would come to my mind. I first met Moses through Charlie…

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Barriemore Barlow

Jethro Tull's Barriemore Barlow Since their 1972 album Thick As A Brick, Jethro Tull's music has become more and more layered, intricate, and demanding on both players and listeners. Also, since that time, Barriemore Barlow, a 29-year-old Scotsman, has been…

by Michael Shore
Feb 23, 2017

Show And Studio: Victor Feldman Up-Close

Show And Studio Victor Feldman Up-Close by Dave Levine Victor Feldman is a distinguished veteran of the recording industry. His unique abilities as a keyboard player and percussionist are sought by such artists as Hubert Laws and Joni Mitchell, plus…

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Michael Carvin: Spreading The Word

Michael Carvin Spreading The Word by Sam Silver One might nickname Michael Carvin "Man Of 1,000 Albums." He's played drums on many albums, including 100 jazz albums. The artists with whom he's been associated run the gamut of jazz— bebop,…

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Rock Perspectives: More Rock Studies

Rock Perspectives More Rock Studies by David Garibaldi Remember, in all examples, un-accented snare drum notes are to be played softly. In examples 1-3, you will find this figure:   In the above examples, you'll notice a distinct difference in…

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Drum Soloist - Tony Williams: Solo on "Seven Steps to Heaven"

Drum Soloist Tony Williams: Solo on "Seven Steps to Heaven" by Skip Shaffer     

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Danny Seraphine: The Rhythm of Chicago

Danny Seraphine The Rhythm of Chicago by Robyn Flans "I loved to watch my uncle who was a drummer, when I was young, but he only played weekends because in those days, most of them didn't really devote their lives…

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