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On The Beat with Earl Young of the Trammps and TSOP: The Legendary Soul/R&B Drummer Checks In

Hello Modern Drummer readers! Earl Young here. I am the drummer for “The Sound of Philadelphia.” Some of you may not know who I am because I seldom did live gigs as a drummer. All my years playing drums were…

Modern Drummer
Sep 27, 2018

Roger Hawkins: The Pulse of Muscle Shoals

Photo by Deborah Feingold by Jeff Potter Roger Hawkins stands as one of the great studio drummers of all time. As a member of the famed Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, Hawkins was the driving engine behind scores of soul/R&B classics.…

Modern Drummer
Apr 26, 2017

Al Jackson Jr.: The Impeccable Groover

As a member of the house band at famed Memphis recording studio Stax, Al Jackson Jr. played on all of the classic hits that the label released during the heyday of southern R&B in the 1960s. Jackson and the powerful…

Modern Drummer
Mar 29, 2010