December 1980 January 1981 – Volume 4 • Number 6


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Articles in January 1981


Buddy Rich: Revisited

Buddy Rich Revisited Buddy Rich is the most exciting, hippest and consistently swinging player to ever sit behind a set of drums. Paralleling his personality, Rich's playing is always in absolute command; a quality which lifts the potential artistry of…

by Cheech Iero
Feb 23, 2017

Rock Drummers Of The 80's

Blondie's Clem Burke; The Knack's Bruce Gary; Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' Stan Lynch; and Devo's Alan Myers The original purpose of this survey was to gain some insight into "new wave" music and "new wave" drumming. We selected four…

by Dave Levine and Gary LeVine
Feb 23, 2017

December 1980 January 1981 - Volume 4 • Number 6

Buddy Rich, Clem Burke, Bruce Gary, Stan Lynch, Alan Myers, Louis Hayes, Alan Dawson, Joe Morello, Elvin Jones, Jack DeJohnette, Tony Williams, Danny Seraphine, Bobby Colomby, Lenny White, Billy Cobham, Roberto Petaccia, Les DeMerle, Hal Blaine, Charles Collins

Modern Drummer
Dec 1, 1980

Rock Perspectives: A Practical Application of Flams

Rock Perspectives A Practical Application of Flams by David Garibaldi The exercises that follow will utilize two snare drum rudiments. By playing the above rudiments on two sound sources (right hand on cowbell or cymbal, left hand on snare drum)…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017

Concepts - Showing Up: The Key to Success

Concepts Showing Up: The Key to Success by Roy Burns A young drummer asked me the following question while I was conducting a clinic."What is the most important thing I have to do to become a successful musician?" I answered,…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017