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September 2022 – Volume 46 • Number 9

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Articles in September 2022

1928 Ludwig Black Beauty Moose Drum Trap Set

Let’s take a trip back in time to the year 1928, the early jazz age. Drummer Jack “Peacock” Kelly, of Chicago’s Mark Fisher Orchestra, is one of the world’s highest paid drummers. Jack is featured on the cover of the…

By Tim Northup
Aug 31, 2022

Joe Franco Double Bass Drum Renaissance Man

This year is the 40th Anniversary of one of the best drum books ever written, Joe Franco’s Double Bass Drumming. In 1964 Colin Bailey published Bass Drum Control. That was the first book that dealt with the subject of playing…

By Mark Griffith
Aug 31, 2022

Realistic 9/8 Time

Continuing Modern Drummer’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Carmine Appice’s Ultimate Realistic Rock book, this month we present one of the bonus sections that was included in Ultimate Realistic Rock, and not included in the original text of Realistic…

Modern Drummer
Aug 31, 2022

The Business Side of Drumming

For this month’s article, I’m going to share some of my personal insights for dealing with the business side of drumming. If you’re lucky enough to be making a living playing drums, then you are already aware of the importance…

By Billy Ashbaugh
Aug 31, 2022

ASI 3DME BT G2 In-Ear Monitor System

I’m a drummer. I make music by banging on things with wooden sticks. My relationship with my instrument is purely organic. Cords, wires, buttons, and knobs make me nervous. Don’t even get me started on downloading an app. For playing…

By Donn Bennett
Aug 31, 2022
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Cympad Adds Pink To Its Chromatics Series Of Foam Cymbal Washers.

Cympad has expanded its Chromatics line of colorful, cellular foam cymbal washers with a new pink color option. With this latest addition, Chromatics are now available in a choice of Pink, White, Orange, Yellow, Green, Purple, Red, Crimson, Blue and…

Modern Drummer
Aug 31, 2022

Joe Morello: Master Studies

George Lawrence Stone was a legendary drum teacher and musician, one of his prize pupils was Joe Morello. Joe carried on Stone’s valuable teachings and added his valuable insights in his books Master Studies and Master Studies II. This month,…

Modern Drummer
Aug 31, 2022

RTOM’s bh single zone triggers usher in a new era of hybrid drumming.

RTOM corporation is proud to announce the launch of bh single zone triggers, a new product that instantly transforms acoustic drum heads outfitted with Black Holes into a hybrid kit. With RTOM’s bh triggers the days of requiring mesh heads,…

Modern Drummer
Aug 31, 2022

TAMA unveils a new Starclassic Walnut/Birch kit

TAMA is proud to unveil a beautiful new Starclassic Walnut/Birch kit featuring a compelling Light Charcoal finish over a Tamo Ash outer ply. This finish provides a fantastic complement to the texture of the wood grain, creating an intricate, intertwining…

Modern Drummer
Aug 31, 2022

The Daru Sessions Vol.2

Influences and Hip Hop Drumming Daru Jones and I have returned with the second episode of The Daru Sessions. Daru Jones has just released a record called Daru Jones Play the Breaks (Live at Layman.) On it, he plays 25…

By Mark Griffith
Aug 31, 2022

The 31st Annual Chicago Drum Show

On May 21 & 22, 2022, the Chicago Drum Show hosted/produced by Rob Cook returned in full force to the Kane County Fair Grounds. Rob and his staff really outdid themselves again this year by continuing to produce the longest…

Story by Brian Hill and Bob Campbell Photos by Bob Campbell
Aug 31, 2022
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Drumming Surprises!

I must admit I often get surprised by interviewing certain drummers. This month I had the pleasure to interview double bass drum groundbreaker Joe Franco, Megadeth’s Dirk Verbeuren, and Drumology’s Rob Silverman I have taught from Joe Franco’s amazing book…

Modern Drummer
Aug 31, 2022

Dirk Verbeuren: The Drumming, the Legacy… and Megadeth

Dirk Verbeuren is a musical veteran and great drummer with a lot of knowledge to share. His drumming was first heard with bands such as Aborted and Sybreed. He co-founded Scarve, a forward thinking death metal band which released four…

By Mark Griffith
Aug 31, 2022

Accent Options

Drum Channel and I would like to share something with you that I created called accent options. This is a warmup or rudimental exercise that I like to use. You can take any rudiment that has an accent and apply…

By: Jonathan Barber
Aug 31, 2022

Double Bass Drumming Single Stroke System

This month we will continue with a section from Joe Franco’s groundbreaking book, Double Bass Drumming. This month Modern Drummer are including Joe’s explanation of double bass fills using his Single Stroke System, and include several of Joe’s fantastic sounding…

by Joe Franco
Aug 31, 2022

Proel North America Releases the Dave Black Student Signature Snare Drum Pack

Tamburo Drums unites with Alfred Music and Vic Firth to create the Dave Black Student Signature Snare Drum Pack, an extraordinary collection of musical products and accessories in an all-in-one convenient bundle. This world-class drum pack represents the first product…

Modern Drummer
Aug 31, 2022

Back to School

“School days, school daysDear old golden rule daysReadin’ and drummin’ and ‘rithmeticTaught to the tune of a signature stick …” Most of you may not be old enough to remember the tune, and my apologies for changing a couple of…

By Peter Erskine
Aug 31, 2022

Rob Silverman and Drumology: Drum Duets with the Masters

Drummer Rob Silverman and his brother pianist Michael Silverman are modern day musical entrepreneurs. They own and run a popular record label called Autumn Hill Records, produce jazz festivals throughout the midwest, lead bands, compose, record, and produce records, and…

By Mark Griffith
Aug 31, 2022
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Sound Design Part 2: The Microcosm Effects Pedal

In Part 2 of this Sound Design Series, we will explore the use of hardware effects pedals as a means of processing drum and percussion sounds. In Part 1 of this series, we focused on computer-based effects plugins used in…

By Tony Verderosa
Aug 31, 2022

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