November 1982 – Volume 6 • Number 8
Articles in November 1982
Industry Insights: A Candid Conversation With William F. Ludwig, Jr.
The history of the Ludwig Drum Company actually began in 1885, when a six-year-old German immigrant named William F. Ludwig arrived in Chicago with his father, mother, brother Theobald, and sister Elizabeth. Young Willy's father was a professional trombonist who…
Rock Charts - "Touch and Go"
Rock Charts continues with The Cars, the popular new wave quintet from Boston. "Touch And Go," from the Panorama album is an exercise in meter change. The basic feel of the verse (letters A, C, E) is an interesting two-measure…
On The Road With Billy Joel Liberty DeVitto's personality reflects a man who is seemingly unaffected by his tremendous success. Working his way from playing weddings on Long Island up to touring all over the world as Billy Joel's…
Up And Coming - Owen Hale
Roger Hawkins mentioned Owen Hale as a new studio drummer in Muscle Shoals who deserved some attention.
Bob DiSalle: A View From Toronto
I've always had a soft spot for Canada. In fact, my office looks like the Canadian Embassy with pictures of the Rue de la Montagne in Montreal, aerial views of Vancouver, and the Canadian Rockies plastered all over the walls.…
November 1982 - Volume 6 • Number 8
Vinnie Colaiuta, Barry Altschul, Liberty DeVitto, William F. Ludwig Jr., Peter Erskine, Max Weinberg, Steve Jordan, Arthur Press, John Panozzo, Terry Bozzio, Robert Williams, Jim Keltner
The History Of Rock Drumming Part V
The Final Chapter The '70s were a drummers smorgasbord. You could have as many drummers as you wanted and as much of a variety as you wanted. It seemed like rock and roll branched off into hard rock,…
Rudimental Symposium - Rudimental Positioning For Set And Snare
When the word rudimental is mentioned, many set drummers quit listening or dive behind a wall of prejudice.
Concepts - "Can You Play Like John Smith?"
Recently, a friend of mine was asked to do a commercial recording session. During the session, it became obvious that things were not going well.
Complete Percussionist - Introduction To Tabla
Oddly enough, it was "Black Mountain Side," an acoustic guitar piece from Led Zepellin's first album, which turned me on to the exquisite sound of the tabla. "Tabla drum?" I asked myself. "What in the world is a tabla drum?"…
The Artistic Integrity of Barry Altschul Born in the Bronx in 1943, Barry first became involved with drums at the age of eleven. After the usual amount of practice, jamming, freelance gigs and lessons (with Charli Persip), Barry happened to…