June 1981 – Volume 5 • Number 4
Articles in June 1981
Concepts - The World's Greatest Drummer—And Other Hang-Ups
I've been asked many times, while presenting clinics,
Master Percussionist: Oregon's Collin Walcott
Master Percussionist: Oregon's Collin Walcott It was really one of the major lessons of my life when I first started to study Indian music with a guy from Pakistan who was studying psychology at Indiana. He showed me the basic…
June 1981 - Volume 5 • Number 4
Simon Phillips, Steve Smith, Collin Walcott, Carmine Appice, Roberto Petaccia, Charli Persip, David Samuels, John Robinson, Liberty DeVitto, Mel Brown
Driver's Seat - Hints On Playing With Big Bands
Driver's Seat Hints On Playing With Big Bands by Charlie Persip The important difference between big bands and small bands is in the orchestration/arrangements. A conventional big band has trumpet, trombone, sax and rhythm sections. These sections will, at times,…
Steve Smith: Journeyman
Although Journey has been around for eight years, tremendous public acclaim has come for the band only recently, particularly gaining momentum within the last three years of existence.
Portraits - Carmine Appice
The first time I met Carmine Appice was back in 1978 at a drum clinic on Long Island. That was the day we taped the interview that appeared in the April 1978 issue of Modern Drummer.
Rock Perspectives - Concept for Two Drum Sets
The year following my high school graduation, one of the big favorites was James Brown and the Famous Flames. At least once a year he came to the San Francisco Bay Area and played all the big auditoriums.