June 2014

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.


VIDEO! Product Close-Up: Dixon Cajon Pedal Plus (From the June 2014 Issue)

by Miguel Monroy Wilco’s Glenn Kotche gave an interview in the January 2013 issue of Percussive Notes, in which he cited Max Roach as an influence to his multi-percussion approach to the drumset: “ called drumset the original multicultural and…

Modern Drummer
Jun 2, 2014

The Voice Drummer and June 2014 Modern Drummer Cover Artist Nate Morton Interviews Drum Tech Steve “Steevo??? Morrison

Nate: How did we meet? Steevo: You and I met the summer of 2006, on the TV set of Rockstar: Supernova while I was still working with Tommy Lee. You were in the house band and like everyone else that…

Modern Drummer
May 13, 2014

VIDEO! Jazz Drummer’s Workshop: Syncopation Revisited, Part 1: Basic Applications (From the June 2014 Issue)

http://youtu.be/lNuUOdR2z5I by Steve Fidyk This month’s Jazz Drummer’s Workshop features some of my favorite applications of the classic Ted Reed book Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer. Syncopation has been a staple since it was first published in…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2014

June 2014 Spotify Playlist

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE JUNE 2014 ISSUE OF MODERN DRUMMER MAGAZINE Welcome to the Spotify Playlist for the June 2014 issue of Modern Drummer magazine. This month’s Playlist includes cover artist Nate Morton on some choice…

Modern Drummer
May 1, 2014

Product Close-Up: Geo. H. Way Tradition Snare Drums (From the June 2014 Issue)

by Michael Dawson George Way is a legendary figure in American drum manufacturing. He started his first drum company, Advance, in the early twentieth century and began working with Leedy in 1921, where he had a hand in a number…

Modern Drummer
Apr 29, 2014