February 1987 – Volume 11 • Number 2


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Articles in February 1987

Modern Jazz Quartet's Connie Kay

Lyrical, intelligent, compositionally balanced, and swinging as well, MJQ's music crossed over to audiences other than just jazz fans.

by Jeff Potter
Mar 20, 2019

Jerry Kroon - Nashville Studio

This interview should be required reading for anyone contemplating moving to Nashville to attempt to break into the studio scene.

by Robyn Flans
Mar 20, 2019

Teaching By Intimidation

Imagine how you would feel if, on your first drum lesson with a new teacher, the teacher said,

by Roy Burns
Mar 20, 2019

Barrett Deems—World's Fastest Drummer

Inside Randolph Square, Barrett Deems did indeed propel a quartet of Chicago musicians with a clean, swinging performance—effortlessly.

by Tracy Borst
Mar 20, 2019

February 1987 - Volume 11 • Number 2

Anton Fig, Connie Kay, Jerry Kroon, Neil Peart, Elvin Jones, Billy Cobham, Susan Evans, Steve Jordan, Kenny Washington, Buddy Williams, Barrett Deems, Gary Wallis, Butch Miles, Steve Smith

Modern Drummer
Feb 1, 1987

Creative Triplets For The Advanced Player: Part 1

The following two-part article has been designed to help you improve your ability to fill or solo using syncopated jazz figures amidst an underlying pulse of 8th-note triplets.

by Mark Hurley
Mar 20, 2019