December 1982 – Volume 6 • Number 9


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Articles in December 1982

December 1982 - Volume 6 • Number 9

Elvin Jones, John Densmore, David Garibaldi, Neil Peart, Philly Joe Jones, Rod Morgenstein, David Samuels, Collin Walcott, Bobby Daniels, Roger Hawkins, Brent Brace, Vinnie Colaiuta, Steve Summer, Darrell Sweet, Michael Shrieve, Rick Marotta, Craig Krampf, Terry Bozzio, Tris Imboden, Kenney…

Modern Drummer
Dec 1, 1982

Sheila Escovedo - A Natural Approach

Sheila Escovedo is striking and diminutive, and can spark a band with the flash of a smile or an outrageous, ingenious percussion lick. At the age of twenty-four, she has performed with Billy Cobham, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Azteca, Harvey…

by Robin Tolleson
Oct 19, 2017

John Densmore - Reflections

An interview never seems to translate perfectly on paper, and as hard as the journalist tries to paint a vivid picture of the subject, certain aspects are lost, or at best, dimmed. In the following interview with the Doors' John…

by Robyn Flans
Oct 19, 2017

Drum Soloist - Elvin Jones: "Crisis"

From the album Ready For Freddie (Blue Note 84085), by Freddie Hubbard.    

Transcribed by Jean-Etienne Roch
Oct 19, 2017

Rock Perspectives - Playing Simple

The following material is a presentation of some simple ideas I've developed for use with my private students.

by David Garibaldi
Oct 19, 2017

Show And Studio - Notes On The Making Of Moving Pictures Part 1

Having been a regular reader of MD for the last couple of years, I've noticed most of the studio information has been for the

by Neil Peart
Oct 19, 2017

Concepts - Art vs. Money

If you run your own business, at the end of the year you review profits and expenses.

by Roy Burns
Oct 19, 2017

Back Home With James Black

The first person to get me excited about James Black's drumming was Jaimoe Johanson. We were listening to records and Jaimoe asked me if I'd ever heard James Black. I said, "No. " He pulled out an old Riverside record…

by Scott K. Fish
Oct 19, 2017

Shop Talk - Al Duffy

Al Duffy has been playing drums for forty-seven years. And that fact, perhaps more than any other, accounts for his singular reputation as a drum designer, craftsman and innovator. Now the key research and development source at Nashville's Pearl International—and…

Modern Drummer
Oct 19, 2017

Jazz Drummers Workshop - Studies in Style: Part 1

Philly Joe Jones The "perfect combination of Blakey's unquenchable fire, Catlett's melodiousness, and Roach's subtlety"—such is MD's description of Philly Joe Jones. Joe was all of the above, and more, on the 1958 album, Milestones, with Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley,…

by Howard I. Joines
Oct 19, 2017

Industry Insights - Drum Workshop's Don Lombardi

The name "Drum Workshop, Inc." is not exactly a household word among drummers. But those who play or have heard DW drums are prone to say, "They're built the way they built them in the good old days.'' Yet in…

by Rick Van Horn
Oct 19, 2017