Charles Lloyd

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Tabla Master Zakir Hussain Joins Julian Lage and Charles Lloyd for Healdsburg Jazz Live Stream

On Saturday, September 26, Healdsburg Jazz presents the world premiere of Charles Lloyd, Zakir Hussain, and Julian Lage playing together as a trio, to be streamed live around the world. Each musician will be driving to the intimate wine country…

Modern Drummer
Sep 22, 2020

In Memoriam: Woody “Sonship” Theus

by Gerry Gibbs Woody “Sonship” Theus, whose credits include work with McCoy Tyner, Charles Lloyd, John McLaughlin, Woody Shaw, Freddie Hubbard, Michal Urbaniak, and Pharoah Sanders, passed away this past March 18, at age fifty-eight. Among the pallbearers at his…

Modern Drummer
Aug 19, 2011

The Greats: Jack DeJohnette

When Jack DeJohnette hooked up with trendsetting trumpeter Miles Davis in 1969, the drummer was immediately thrust into the media spotlight as he became a main rhythmic catalyst behind Davis’s revolutionary electronic jazz sound. With that band, Jack appeared on…

Modern Drummer
Apr 7, 2010

Eric Harland: Always Ready To Receive The Muse

by Michael Parillo In our November feature, Harland enlightens us to all sorts of technical matters, including achieving precise strokes on drums and cymbals, conserving energy, and strengthening the weaker hand and foot. Here’s more of our conversation. We kick…

Modern Drummer
Sep 21, 2009

Billy Hart: Of Unsung Heroes and Jazz Giants

This article is an excerpt from the July 2005 issue of Modern Drummer Magazine. Check your newsstands today to read the full article. by Ken Micallef Billy Hart is one of the unsung giants of jazz. He's recorded over six…

Modern Drummer
Jul 24, 2005