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January February 1979 – Volume 3 • Number 1

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Articles in January February 1979

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Jazz Drummer's Workshop: Basic Brush Technique

by Ed Soph Brushes, like sticks, are instruments of motion in time. It is motion in time which produces sounds and rhythms in time. Smooth, relaxed motions produce smooth, flowing rhythms. And brushes, besides being a necessary part of any…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017
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Max Roach: Back On The Bandstand

Max Roach Back On The Bandstand Max Roach remains the essential modern drummer. The quality of his work has been proclaimed world-wide as melodic, subtle and intensely musical. Over the last thirty years, jazz percussionists have studied and imitated Roach's…

by Harold Howland
Feb 23, 2017
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Bill Bruford

Bill Bruford By Michael Shore Bill Bruford has never attained the widespread fame of Carl Palmer or Billy Cobham. But whenever Bruford's name is mentioned, it is almost invariably prefaced by the term "drummer extraordinaire" or "precise percussionist." Bruford, through…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017
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South Of The Border: Calypso

South Of The Border Calypso by Norbert Goldberg Along with reggae, calypso is one of the most popular rhythms of the West Indies. Although its roots are African, calypso originated in the plantations of Trinidad. Along with the rhythm, it…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017
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From The Past - Profile Of A Legend: Dave Tough

From The Past Profile Of A Legend: Dave Tough by Scott Kevin Fish Almost without exception, every drummer that has left a mark in the jazz world, will tell you that to some degree, they were influenced by Dave Tough.…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017
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