Little Richard

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Bronx/New York Session Drummer Tony Lewis

Talking About Gear, Records, and The Soundtrack To The Innermost Galaxy. Greetings MD people! My name is Tony Lewis and I am a drummer/songwriter from the Bronx, New York, and have been playing now for fifty years. I’ve been fortunate…

Modern Drummer
May 23, 2019

Alvin Taylor

Classic Tracks With George Harrison, Elton John, and Beyond by Billy Amendola   We continue our conversation with the drummer, who’s featured in the April 2014 issue of Modern Drummer magazine, on sale now.   MD: Do you remember the…

Modern Drummer
Mar 19, 2014

Adolfo “Fofi??? Lancha of Sabado Gigante/Don Francisco Presents

I was born in Cuba, and at an early age I was mesmerized by the rhythms of the comparsa on the streets. After seeing the movie Don’t Knock The Rock, featuring Little Richard and Bill Haley & the Comets, I…

Modern Drummer
Jul 1, 2010

Earl Palmer: An Original, By Any Measure

If you said that Earl Palmer is famous for being the most recorded drummer in history, you wouldn’t get too many arguments. But you’d also only be telling half the story. As house drummer at Cosimo Matassa’s J&M Studio in…

Modern Drummer
Jun 23, 2010