Billy Cobham

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Chris Gartmann of 3

Hey, everyone! This is Chris “Gartdrumm” Gartmann from the band 3. I’m very excited to be blogging to you from the MD home page and also very much pumped about our new record, The Ghost You Gave to Me. Simply…

Modern Drummer
Nov 3, 2011

Tommy Harden with Reba McEntire

Hi, fellow modern drummers! Life has been incredibly busy in Nashville lately, so I’ll try to give a short version of what’s going on in the “hamster wheel.” First, session work has been crazy! August was record month; I was…

Modern Drummer
Oct 24, 2011

September Web Update News

Mark Schulman has been touring with Foreigner all summer and is also on the band’s three-disc set Feels Like the First Time, containing two audio CDs and a live concert DVD. For more, visit Also check out Mark’s article…

Modern Drummer
Sep 21, 2011

Narada Michael Walden: Web Exclusive

Photo by Bill Reitzel In a continuation of our interview with Narada Michael Walden from the November 2010 issue of Modern Drummer, the fusion and pop drumming/producing maestro reflects on his early days, teaching, spirituality, playing in odd time signatures,…

Modern Drummer
Sep 29, 2010

Billy Cobham Update

Billy Cobham is a living legend of the drumset, revered for his ultra-dramatic, muscular, and bar-raising work with fusion pioneers the Mahavishnu Orchestra. Since the ’60s Cobham has appeared on over 300 recordings, including those by pop and rock icons…

Modern Drummer
May 4, 2010