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November 2022 – Volume 46 • Number 11

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Articles in November 2022

On the Cover

Carl Palmer: Welcome Back My Friends...

Carl Palmer is a drumming legend. Name another drummer who had #1 hits with four different bands? His drumming in Emerson, Lake, & Palmer is epic and renowned. His drum parts and playing in the band Asia are unforgettable. His…

By Mark Griffith
Oct 31, 2022
Features

The Iconic Sets of Carl Palmer

Throughout the years Carl Palmer has played many different drumsets with several iconic bands: Ludwig VIstalite, Ludwig Stainless Steel, a Custom Stainless Steel set, a Premier Steel set, Yamaha, Remo… It’s an extensive list. Carl’s long-standing relationship with Paiste has…

By David Frangioni
Oct 31, 2022
Product Close-Up

Roland SPD-SX PRO

Since the company’s establishment in the early 70’s, Roland Corporation has produced arguably some of the most iconic and influential electronic musical devices known to the world. Their products have shaped popular music in ways that are hard to quantify.…

By Jason Mehler
Oct 31, 2022
Features

Sting’s Zach Jones

Working with a living legend is a rare opportunity for the majority of drummers. With so many renowned drummers in the world, it is difficult to stand out and be chosen for a massive gig. The pursuit of a dream…

By Daniel “Ziggy” Laverde
Oct 31, 2022
New and Notable

Roland Announces Multiple V-Drums Product Upgrades

Updated Sound Modules, New Upgraded Kits, and V-Drums Acoustic Design Lineups. Roland, a world leader in electronic drums and percussion, announces multiple upgrades to the company’s award-winning V-Drums product lineup. New TD-17, TD-27, and V-Drums Acoustic Design models have been…

Modern Drummer
Oct 31, 2022
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JAZZ INSIGHTS

What Drummer’s Don’t Like

There are reminders, and then there are painful reminders. I was on the receiving end of a most-unpleasant reminder recently concerning what I don’t like, and I thought it would be useful to pivot the negative experience into a teachable…

By Peter Erskine
Oct 31, 2022
Basics

The Rhythm Of Practice

Beats are something you do; drumming is something you live. The drums don’t want you to be good at them. The world will throw every excuse at you not to practice or play drums. We have all heard the excuses,…

By Chris Lesso
Oct 31, 2022
An Editor's Overview

Carl and I

This month’s Modern Drummer documents another milestone in our drumming community’s storied history: Carl Palmer and the reunion tour of Emerson, Lake & Palmer. It’s hard to believe that EL&P has not performed for many years, but they’re back, and…

Modern Drummer
Oct 31, 2022
Out Now

OUT NOW! November 2022 – Volume 46 • Number 11

Modern Drummer is going to start spotlighting certain new recordings that have the drums at the center of their sound. These recordings might be drummer-led, or just include a high-quality, special, or unique drumming and musical performance from the drummer…

Modern Drummer
Oct 31, 2022
CREATIVE PERCUSSION CONTROLLERS

Hybrid Drumming / The Electro-Organic Approach

There are special moments in the musical instrument industry when instrument manufacturers produce some truly innovative products. These are risky ventures financially, but amazing things can happen when engineers and designers are given the time and resources to innovate and…

By Tony Verderosa
Oct 31, 2022
Kit of the Month

Eric Carr inspires Kyle Schneider and “Fred.”

This month’s Kit of the Month comes to us from Kyle Schneider. The story that accompanies this kit is inspirational, educational, and touching. We’ll let Kyle tell the rest… “In 1985, I watched KISS: Animalize Live and I became completely…

Modern Drummer
Oct 31, 2022
New and Notable

TRX Cymbals Announces New Models

New Dark, Dry DX Series Expands TRX Popular-Priced Special Edition Line. The TRX Cymbal Co. has announced the introduction of its new Special Edition DX Series. The line expands the company’s high-quality, high-performance, handcrafted Special Edition line by adding a…

Modern Drummer
Oct 31, 2022
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Features

Ty Dennis

The support of a parent in pursuing one’s aspirations can make or break the majority of people. For Ty Dennis the fulfillment of his hopes was undeniable. Ty, the son of a jazz drummer, was destined to achieve success as…

By Daniel “Ziggy” Laverde
Oct 31, 2022
Rock Perspectives

“Hoedown”

Emerson, Lake, & Palmer Trilogy, recorded in 1972 This is one of my favorite instrumentals, probably one of the all-time great pieces of music I played with Emerson, Lake, & Palmer. Without a shadow of a doubt, it’s one of…

Reprinted from Carl Palmer’s book Applied Rhythms.
Oct 31, 2022
Jazz Drummer's Workshop

Joe Morello: Master Studies

In our further celebration of Joe Morello’s legendary book Master Studies; in the next few months Modern Drummer will be bringing you one of the best and most beneficial sections of the book and Joe’s teaching, the Control Studies. The…

Modern Drummer
Oct 31, 2022
New and Notable

Tackle Instrument Supply Co. Introduces an In-Demand Cymbal Case for an In-Demand Drummer.

As one of the most in-demand drummers in Southern California, Marcelo Bucater spends a lot of time driving from gig to gig. On a typical day, he might start out teaching at The Los Angeles College of Music in Pasadena,…

Modern Drummer
Oct 31, 2022
EYE CANDY

Hal Blaine’s Ludwig and Blaemire 1960s and 70s Studio Kit

The unique studio kit that Hal Blaine designed (shown here) started with a Ludwig Super Classic blue sparkle bass drum and single-headed floor tom, along with a 6.5 X14 Supraphonic chrome snare drum (into which Hal etched his initials.) Then…

Modern Drummer
Oct 31, 2022
New and Notable

Hit Like a Girl and PlayDrums.com Launch a New Peer-Inspired Community Program.

Leading drum industry organizations Hit Like a Girl and PlayDrums.com have joined forces to launch the Drumming Connects Us Community – a peer-inspired community designed to encourage and engage young drummers and draw new players into the excitement and benefits…

Modern Drummer
Oct 31, 2022
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