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Marky Ramone: Punk Legend

by Michael Dawson photo by Paul La Raia Although he’s not the only drummer to have adopted the Ramone surname—Tommy was the group’s original drummer and Richie took over for a period in the mid-’80s—Marky Ramone held the longest tenure…

Modern Drummer
Dec 28, 2011

Ben Riley: Power of the Lion, Patience of the Ages

Story by Ken Micallef Photos by Paul La Raia This article orginally ran in the February 2005 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…

Modern Drummer
Nov 30, 2011

Lewis Nash: Jazz's Most Valuable Player

by Ken Micallef Swing, swang, swingin’! Splang-a-lang! Snap, crackle, pop! These well-worn words go a long way toward describing this thing of ours we call jazz, but they also illustrate the style of one of the idiom’s modern masters: Lewis…

Modern Drummer
Mar 25, 2009