Monthly Archives: January 2015

John Densmore: I Stole a Ginger Baker Beat in “Hello, I Love You”

SKF NOTE: I love these little factoids, these little cobblestones making up the miles of road traveling through the History of Drumming. Thank you, Jim Clash. LIFESTYLE 1/25/2015 @ 11:27PM 8,126 views Doors Drummer John Densmore On Oliver Stone, Cream’s … Continue reading

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John McLaughlin: Miles Had No Paper Bags, No Chords

John McLaughlin on Miles Davis, Mahavishnu and More by Dean Budnick on January 23, 2015 John McLaughlin: Normally, when Miles would come into the studio, he’d be carrying a coffee in a brown paper bag and, in the taxi, he … Continue reading

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REMO: Using Rhythm to Make Lives Better

SKF NOTE: With so many drums-in-the-news stories about death, substance abuse, and loudness – this story is a nice change. Kudos to Remo, Inc for focusing their creativity on designing drums for disabled people. NAMM 2015: Remo develops drums tuned … Continue reading

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Dylan: Rock ‘n’ Roll is Country Blues & Swing Band Music

Surprisingly candid Bob Dylan, AARP magazine cover boy By GUSTAVO TURNER On whatever happened to the rock ‘n’ roll revolution of the 1950s: “There must have been some elitist power that had to get rid of all these guys, to … Continue reading

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Shariq Tucker Wins Guitar Center’s 26th Drum Off!

WATCH IT: Bronx drummer pounds his way to the top Bronxite Shariq Tucker beat out 5,000 other rhythm keepers to be named the winner of Guitar Center’s 26th annual Drum Off! contest on Saturday. BY DENIS SLATTERY Bronx drumming phenomenon … Continue reading

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