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Triple Percussion Team of Chad Taylor, Mikel Patrick Avery, and John Herndon Power Rob Mazurek’s Dimensional Stardust

Rob Mazurek’s upcoming album with Exploding Star Orchestra, Dimensional Stardust, which is due November 20 on International Anthem/Nonesuch Records, is bolstered by a rhythm section featuring a trio of cutting-edge drummers: Chad Taylor, Mikel Patrick Avery, and John Herndon. All three drummers are heavy…

Modern Drummer
Sep 25, 2020

News: Tortoise’s John Herndon Releases Clothing Collaboration With The Quiet Life

Chicago/Los Angeles-based musician, tattoo artist, illustrator, and founding member/drummer of Tortoise, John Herndon has released his new clothing collaboration with LA collective The Quiet Life. The collection consists of embroidered and printed fleece work shirts, short sleeve t-shirts, 5-panel hats,…

Modern Drummer
Dec 2, 2015

The Drummers of Tortoise: John McEntire, John Herndon, Dan Bitney

From the July 2010 Issue of Modern Drummer magazine, available in print here.   After nearly twenty years on the scene it helped create, Tortoise—and the group’s three drummers—continues to push sonic boundaries and rhythmic inventiveness. Here John McEntire, John…

Modern Drummer
May 26, 2010