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Focus Perform “Hocus Pocus??? Live on The Midnight Special in ’73

  In this video from 1973, Dutch prog-rock band Focus performs the instrumental hit “Hocus Pocus” on The Midnight Special. Look for drummer Pierre van der Linden's succinct drum solos throughout the clip.  

Modern Drummer
May 14, 2012

Gene Krupa/Buddy Rich Drum Battle on The Sammy Davis Jr. Show

Dig this clip from The Sammy Davis Show in 1966 featuring a drum battle between Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich. Notice at 1:48 as Sammy, a drummer himself, chuckles at Buddy as he mimes Krupa’s crossover antics. Gene Krupa &…

Modern Drummer
Apr 24, 2012

Back Through The Stack Teddy Campbell

This article originally ran in the September 2005 issue of Modern Drummer magazine. For access to all of the great editorial from MD’s first twenty-six years of publication, check out our Digital Archive.   by Billy Amendola   Out of…

Modern Drummer
Jan 17, 2012

Zoro Interviewed On Fox News

In case you missed it, Zoro was interviewed by Lauren Green on Fox News from their headquarters in New York about his new book, The Big Gig: Big-Picture Thinking For Success. Fox has posted a four-minute version on their website…

Modern Drummer
Jan 9, 2012

Los Angeles Drummer/Drum Tech Tod T. Burr

Hello to everyone in Modern Drummer-land! Tod T. Burr checking in. For those of you new to my crazy life, here’s a quick recap. After ten years of working nine to five, playing in multiple bands, and trying to get…

Modern Drummer
Aug 1, 2011