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Articles in May 1986

Careers In Drumming

Virtually every young drummer dreams of being a star at one time or another. We would all like to see ourselves on stage whipping out a dazzling drum solo for thousands of adoring and screaming fans. We can imagine what…

by Roy Burns
Oct 22, 2018

Terry Williams — Strait Foundation

He is a self-described instinctive drummer who plays for the joy of the beat, and his crisp, incisive, and dynamic style has developed through years of playing everything.

by Karen Schlosberg
Oct 22, 2018

Alex Cooper

People think of Katrina & The Waves, and in their minds, no doubt, they see a future star in Katrina Leskanich, and a young, exciting band whose best work is yet to be heard.

by Robert Santelli
Oct 22, 2018

Industry Insights: Armand Zildjian

To most of the world, the name

by Richard Egart
Oct 22, 2018

May 1986 - Volume 10 • Number 5

Features Craig Krampf - 16 Terry Williams - 22 Armand Zildjian - 26 Alex Cooper - 30 Bud Harner - 34 Columns Education Basics - 38 Rock 'N' Jazz Clinic - 42 Taking Care Of Business - 52 Concepts -…

Modern Drummer
May 1, 1986

Ralph Peterson Jr.

This energetic approach, combined with a deep respect for the history of the drums, has placed Peterson alongside some of the most respected jazz musicians today.

by William F. Miller
Oct 22, 2018

Bud Harner — Stylistic Variety

From the time I started with music when I was 11 years old, I knew I wanted to be a professional drummer, and that's been it for the whole time.

by Robyn Flans
Oct 22, 2018


One of the most important aspects of playing the drumset, and one that is often neglected by many players, is that of balance. Too many times rock drummers play with no bottom (i.e., too much cymbal volume, and too little…

by Chuck Kerrigan
Oct 22, 2018