Monthly Archives: August 2014

John Densmore: New Book to Preserve The Doors’ Legacy

Doors’ drummer details controversial trial in new book13 hours ago  •  By Kevin C. Johnson / Pop music critic / kjohnson@post-dispatch.com [H]is 2013 book “The Doors: Unhinged,” which documents his battle with the estate of Jim Morrison vs. the Doors’ … Continue reading

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Terry Bozzio: The Evolution of His “Giant Sculpture”

Zappa Drum Legend Terry Bozzio on Touring the World’s Largest Tuned KitThe Missing Persons/Fantômas/Korn pounder hitting 40 American dates playing giant, melodic kit You can see the footage of you 40 years ago with Zappa, and the kits are big, … Continue reading

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Vietnam Fest: “Some Kids Get Drums Bigger Than an Adult”

CITY DIARYThat drumming noise during the mid-autumn festival in VietnamStivi CookeUpdated : 08/27/2014 We are nearing the [Vietnamese] mid-autumn festival – Tet Trung thu – which also includes the kids’ version: dressing up in dragon costumes, banging on big drums…. … Continue reading

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Jerry Marotta: The Secret to Finding a Solid Groove

Drummer Jerry Marotta: From the Colony Cafe to OmegaJohn W. Barry, Poughkeepsie Journal 12:54 p.m. EDT August 27, 2014 7 – Is there a secret to finding a solid groove on the drums? – My secret is to close my … Continue reading

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Stanton Moore: I Wanna Be a New Orleans Drummer

wwltv.com Posted on August 25, 2014 at 10:43 PM Updated yesterday at 10:46 PM Guardians of the Groove: Stanton Moore spreads his love for drumming http://www.youtube/4m8eWLApeSY Reeves: And…one of your drum teachers was the great Johnny Vidacovich. Moore: “He had … Continue reading

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When the Drummer Dies, the Drum Dies Too

Drum dies with drummer By  Pamodhi Kuruppu Sunday, 20 July 2014 00:00 It is exciting to see another drumming. It is a pleasure to listen and admire an expert drummer’s improvisations. It is mysterious and will always be a mystery. … Continue reading

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Pete Best: If You Can’t Have Fun, Don’t Go Back On Stage

Artists & Innovators“No Complaints”: An Interview with Pete Best, the Original Drummer of the BeatlesBy Zachary Stockill 25 August 2014 Between 1960 and 1962 Pete was the drummer of a well-travelled, but so far mostly unsuccessful British rock and roll … Continue reading

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