Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.


Session Drummer/Programmer Steven Wolf

My name is Steven Wolf, although most people refer to me as just Wolf. I wear many musical hats, so you may know my name from any number of places. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m a…

Modern Drummer
Oct 16, 2013

MD Columnist Rick Long

In my last blog entry, I mentioned that I was making efforts to study with a couple of the great drummers while continuing to write freelance for Modern Drummer. I’m living in Kansas City now and am finding the music…

Modern Drummer
Jul 24, 2013

Andrea Centazzo: The Drummer As Composer, Inventor, Writer…Searcher

Andrea Centazzo is not only one of Italy’s most revered drummers, he is also an active composer, filmmaker, multimedia artist, writer, and inventor. He acquired U.S. citizenship in 2000 and is now a Los Angeles resident. His recordings include more…

Modern Drummer
Jul 13, 2010

Rick Long

After ten-plus years in the drum industry as a freelance writer for Modern Drummer, I decided, “It’s time to play.” I love my writing work, but the local gigs I was taking on the drums weren’t enough to satisfy my…

Modern Drummer
May 15, 2009