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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

James Gadson: R&B Sound Legend

by Billy Amendola Most longtime readers of Modern Drummer are familiar with the soulful grooves of the great James Gadson. But for younger, up & coming players who may not know, you’re about to be introduced to one of the…

Modern Drummer
Jul 16, 2007