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Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.


Mel Lewis: A Quiet Fire

This is an adaptation of the Mel Lewis In Memoriam article that ran in the June 1990 issue of Modern Drummer magazine.   Often, when Mel Lewis was playing with his Jazz Orchestra, he would break into this little smile.…

Modern Drummer
Jan 10, 2012