Aaron Comess

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Jazz/Rock Drummer Aaron Comess to Play Smoke Jazz in NYC on August 13

Respected jazz and rock drummer/producer Aaron Comess will be performing some of his favorite material from the ’60s with a quintet on August 13 at Smoke Jazz in New York City. Comess, whose Smoke Jazz appearance last year was previewed…

Modern Drummer
Jul 31, 2013

Jazz/Rock Drummer Aaron Comess Preps Sextet Concert for July 11th at Smoke Jazz in NYC

A Straight-Up Jazz Show, With a Focus on Material From the 1960s Respected jazz & rock drummer/multi-instrumentalist/composer/producer Aaron Comess has confirmed a July 11th sextet concert at Smoke Jazz in New York City. Comess has long ties to jazz, and…

Modern Drummer
Jun 27, 2012

March Web Update News

-Charley Drayton is on Roberta Flack’s latest, Let It Be Roberta, and the Michael Landau Group’s Organic Instrumentals. He’s also been in the studio with saxman Mark Rivera, recording tracks for his upcoming record, and has been recording with Wayne…

Modern Drummer
Mar 22, 2012

Three of NYC’s Most Innovative and In-Demand Drummers Plan February 9th Concert at Rockwood Music Hall

Mark Guiliana's "Beat Music", Aaron Comess (w/Teddy Kumpel & Richard Hammond) and Mister Barrington (with Zach Danzinger) Together for $10 Ticket On February 9th in at Rockwood Music Hall, three of New York’s most innovative and in-demand drummers will join…

Modern Drummer
Jan 19, 2012

Web Update News

  John Tempesta is in the studio working on a new Cult record. For more on John go to moderndrummer-com.go-vip.net/2010/11/john-tempesta-2/. 311 have a new studio album out, Universal Pulse, produced by Bob Rock (Aerosmith, Metallica) and mixed by drummer Chad…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2011

Mitch Mitchell: Drummers Weigh In

by Mark Griffith Mitch Mitchell was not alone in blending jazz and rock drumming styles, but he may have pushed the combo further than anyone who came before him. Whether you call it fusion, jazz-rock, or rock-jazz, Mitch’s playing–most notably…

Modern Drummer
Feb 19, 2009

Aaron Comess: On the Re-Formed Spin Doctors, His Early Influences, and His Many Outside Projects

by Billy Amendola In the early ’90s, The Spin Doctors burst onto the music scene with a fresh, funky rock sound that generated several hits and millions of record sales. The band graced the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, and…

Modern Drummer
Feb 1, 2006

Aaron Comess of Spin Doctors

When Spin Doctors parted ways with Epic Records several years ago, many wondered if we'd ever see another album from the guys who seemed to rule the early-'90s airwaves. After instant initial success, the future turned iffy, to say the…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004