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Drummer, Clinician, Composer Peter Szendofi in On The Beat

Talking About Tours, Clinics, And Gear Hello everyone! Peter Szendofi from Hungary here “On The Beat!” I would like to share some news from 2019. I’ve played on more than two hundred albums of all kinds of music since 1992.…

Modern Drummer
Mar 21, 2019

Alphonse Mouzon Playlist

Alphonse Mouzon was among the premier drummers associated with the jazz-rock fusion movement of the 1970s. The genre was largely inspired by jazz iconoclast Miles Davis, and was furthered by many of the instrumentalists associated with the trumpeter’s groundbreaking late-’60s…

Modern Drummer
Dec 28, 2016

Back Through The Stack: Simon Phillips, December 1986

This is an excerpt of an article that originally ran in the December1986 issue of Modern Drummer magazine. For access to all of the great editorial from MD’s first twenty-six years of publication, check out our Digital Archive.   The…

Modern Drummer
Mar 6, 2012

Web Update News

  John Tempesta is in the studio working on a new Cult record. For more on John go to 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

Ricky Martin’s Tony Escapa

Hey, everyone, here’s my first Modern Drummer blog! For those of you who don’t know me, I’ve performed countless tours with all sorts of artists in every genre: Ricky Martin, Al Di Meola, Paoli Mejias, Simon Shaheen, Oz Noy, David…

Modern Drummer
Nov 5, 2010