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Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.

40 Years and Snap: Celebrating the Life and Musical Legacy of Al Jackson, Jr

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Memphis Drum Shop, Royal Studios, and Memphis Rock ’n Soul Museum will host events that celebrate the life and musical legacy of Booker T and the MGs drummer Al Jackson, Jr, and raise…

Modern Drummer
Sep 28, 2015

News: “Drumming for Love??? Benefit

A special evening of Nawlins’ funk featuring an all-star lineup will be held on Wednesday, February 25, in the Marlin Room inside NYC’s Webster Hall at 7 pm. The event was set up to benefit Tab Benoit drummer Eric Bolivar,…

Modern Drummer
Feb 19, 2015

Drummer Blog: Vince Wilburn Jr. Talks Heroes, Projects, and Uncle Miles

Hello, MD readers. Vince here. I consider myself eternally blessed. From an early age, I was able to experience music from the very best seat in the house—backstage. My mom took me to all the greatest gigs, giving me a…

Modern Drummer
Feb 6, 2015

Paiste Twenty Masters Collection Cymbals

The complete review of the Twenty Masters Collection cymbals is on page 20 of the January 2012 issue of Modern Drummer magazine. Medium rides   Dark rides   Sweet ride   Dark Crisp rides   Dark Dry rides   Deep…

Modern Drummer
Nov 17, 2011