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Ricky Lawson Passes

Ricky Lawson, the veteran drummer who worked with Michael Jackson, Steely Dan, the Yellowjackets, Phil Collins, Quincy Jones, and Earth, Wind & Fire, among other top artists, has passed away. Look for a full tribute to Ricky in an upcoming…

Modern Drummer
Dec 27, 2013

The Yellowjackets' Marcus Baylor: Total Awareness

by Paul Wells “I don’t hear music in categories; I hear music as a sound.” The Yellowjackets are a bit of a mystery in a jazz world that likes to conveniently categorize its various styles. You can’t describe them as…

Modern Drummer
Oct 20, 2008