Monthly Archives: September 2014

Mel Torme Interviews Buddy Rich: A Classic Interview

[SKF NOTE: This is a wonderful, informative interview of Buddy Rich by Mel Torme. I still have the original Down Beat. This interview is so good that, by comparison, I thought Mel Torme’s book about Buddy Rich, Traps – The … Continue reading

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The Beat Goes On? Drummer Boy’s Great-Great-Great-Great Grandson

http://www.stardem.com Drummer boy’s great-great-great-great-grandson visits Fort McHenry Posted: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 5:00 am STEVENSVILLE — Matapeake Elementary School fifth-grader Joshua Ridgely…traveled with his class Sept. 9 to Fort McHenry to take part in the living flag event to commemorate … Continue reading

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Clark Terry Documentary Looks Like a Winner

Thank you to Miles Davis’s Official Web Site for tweeting about this Clark Terry documentary. The mentoring, teacher-student relationship between Mr. Terry and the aspiring jazz pianist here looks like a winner. Can’t wait to see it.

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Drummer Tells All Kinds of Stories

Drumming, storytelling brings people together Therese Apel, The Clarion-Ledger 11:32 p.m. CDT September 21, 2014 Jerry Jenkins knew from the time he was young that he wanted to connect with his heritage, but he didn’t realize until he was older … Continue reading

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Technology Gives Drummer New Lease on Life

Disabled drummer gets the beat back in time for Drum Fest September 19, 2014 8:00 am  •  ALLY KARSYN akarsyn@siouxcityjournal.com Rolling onto the stage, the drummer losing the use of his legs heard a beautiful sound: the bass drum. At … Continue reading

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Bryan Adams: I Wanted to Be a Drummer

Bryan Adams on His New Album, Early Drumming Ambitions, and the Truth Behind Those Famous Love Songs By Erin Hill @ErinHillNY When did you know you wanted to be a singer? “I knew I loved music quite early on — … Continue reading

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Bill Cosby: More Money in Talking Than Drumming

Play Misty for Me Bill Cosby on SXSW, jazz, and his $75 drum kit By Raoul Hernandez, Fri., Sept. 19, 2014 AC: So if you had a drum kit at 16, you wanted to be a drummer? BC: I told … Continue reading

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