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Listen to the Drumming: Maurice White

In honor of the passing of Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, we've put together a playlist featuring some of the best-known EWF songs that he played drums on, as well as some rare performances from the singer and…

Feb 8, 2016

In Memoriam: Willie “Big Eyes??? Smith

Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, one of the great practitioners of a true American art form, was lost to blues fans around the world when he passed on September 16, 2011. The harmonica player, drummer, singer, and composer, who gained international…

Oct 26, 2011

Fred Below: Elder Statesman Of Chicago Blues Drummers

After graduating from DuSable High School, Fred Below joined the Army in 1945, returned to the Windy City in ’46 and attended the famed Roy Knapp School Of Percussion, and re-enlisted in 1948. Returning to Chicago in 1951, Below began…

May 17, 2010