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Abe Fogle of Rob Thomas

Photo by Jim Trocchio On Practicing on the Road Hey MD readers, Abe Fogle here! I am honored and privileged to once again write up something for this “On The Beat.” It is truly a blessing to do what I…

Modern Drummer
Aug 8, 2019

On the Beat with Damon DueWhite: Five Tips When Starting Out and More

  Hello Modern Drummer readers, my name is Damon DueWhite. Before I get into my background let me first thank Billy Amendola and Modern Drummer magazine for providing me with this opportunity to introduce myself to you—especially considering the circumstances…

Modern Drummer
Oct 11, 2016

On the Beat With Abe Fogle of Rob Thomas: Road Update

Hi MD! The Australian leg of (Matchbox Twenty) Rob Thomas’ solo tour, The Great Unknown, was exciting. It was great to get back to Australia again and to experience such a beautiful country. The shows were phenomenal, and each one…

Modern Drummer
Apr 4, 2016

On the Beat With Abe Fogle of Rob Thomas: Checking in From the Road, Part 2: Hail the Drum Tech!

Hi, MD readers! Here we are keeping it moving along, at week number three of nine. There are certain factors that can grow on you on the right tour as it progresses. You get to feel out situations, people, the…

Modern Drummer
Jun 26, 2015

Abe Fogle

Since the spring of 2005, Abe Fogle has been working with Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty fame. Fogle had been working with Ronny Jordan and Alex Bugnon when he got the call to join Thomas. Immediately the drummer set about…

Modern Drummer
Oct 25, 2006