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Vince Wilburn Jr. from Miles Electric Band

The Nephew of Miles Davis Talks Recording, Albums, and Documentary Hey MD! Vince Wilburn Jr. from Miles Electric Band here. This has been a huge year for recording, album releases, and the new Miles documentary Birth Of The Cool, directed…

Modern Drummer
Sep 3, 2019

On The Beat Adam Deitch of Lettuce: Talks New Project, Album, and Tour

What’s up Modern Drummer family! It’s your boy Deitch from Lettuce, Break Science, John Scofield Uberjam band, and formerly of AWB. I’m writing to let y’all know I have a new project that I just mixed and mastered called The…

Modern Drummer
Oct 18, 2018

News: Round Hill Music Announces Worldwide Administration Deal with Drummer Adam Deitch

Round Hill Music has entered a worldwide administration deal with Grammy-nominated writer/producer/drummer Adam Deitch. Deitch has shared the stage and penned tunes with R&B sensation Ledisi, hip-hop mogul 50 Cent, and jazz legend John Scofield. After touring extensively, Deitch decided…

Modern Drummer
Aug 7, 2015

Lee Ritenour Announces All-Star Judges For 4th Bi-Annual Six String Theory Competition

Vince Gill, Keb’ Mo’, John Patitucci, Marcus Miller, Dave Weckl, Harvey Mason, Dave Grusin and Patrice Rushen Among Musicians Serving in Categories of Guitar, Bass, Piano/Keyboard and Drums REGISTRATION REMAINS OPEN THROUGH MAY 15, 2014  TOTAL PRIZE PACKAGE VALUE OVER…

Modern Drummer
Apr 1, 2014

John Riley : Master Player/Master Teacher

John Riley, one of the most respected drummer/educators of the past thirty years, was born in 1954, and began playing drums at the age of eight. At twelve Riley began playing in rock bands and was first exposed to jazz…

Modern Drummer
Nov 2, 2010

Bobby Deitch

Hey, Modern Drummers, this is Bobby Deitch. I grew up in Syosset, Long Island, N.Y., and started playing at around eight years old. Drums have been my life. I performed in several rock bands in high school and then attended…

Modern Drummer
Jun 16, 2010

Dennis Chambers: Fiercely Comin’ At You From Multiple Directions

Dennis Chambers was born on May 9, 1959, and started playing the drums at the young age of four. By his sixth birthday he was already playing in nightclubs. Strictly self-taught, at the age of eighteen Dennis went straight from…

Modern Drummer
Mar 26, 2010

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

Adam Deitch with John Scofield

"He's a bad boy, that's for sure," says guitar star John Scofield of his talented young sideman Adam Deitch. On the Sco gig, Deitch comes across like a composite of two great drummers that the guitarist has worked with before'the…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004

The Artistry of Joe La Barbera

"But Buddy treated me great," Joe quickly adds. "I saw the other side of the Buddy people talk about when they refer to those tapes where he's ranting and raving. We were sharing a dressing room, and the guys would…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004

Adam Deitch: Taking Sco Back To The Funk

This time around, legendary guitarist John Scofield wasn't looking for a jam-band drummer. With Adam Deitch, he went for the funk. The New York native handles all acoustic and electronic drumming on Scofield's latest album, 'berjam. The result is sort…

Modern Drummer
May 15, 2002