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Episode 92: Orchestrating Grooves, MMW’s Billy Martin, Bucks Co. Mahogany Kit, and More

    In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss some of the ways they like to orchestrate groove on the drumset. The featured artist is Medeski Martin & Wood’s Billy Martin. Up for review is a Semi-Solid mahogany/poplar drumset by…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2017

Billy Martin: What’s New Is “Old???

by Jeff Potter   Last year Medeski Martin & Wood released Free Magic, a live document of the band’s 2007 acoustic tour. Here drummer Billy Martin discusses his unique equipment choices, which add color the funk/jazz trio’s ever-fascinating sonic palette.…

Modern Drummer
May 30, 2013