Monthly Archives: January 2015

Drumming: An Alternative to Jail and Death

Drum instructor honored at annual event Posted: Jan 18, 2015 10:02 PM EST By Natalia Martinez LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – With each stroke of a drum, young musicians are beating the odds thanks to their instructor, Ed White. Some of … Continue reading

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Movies: Drummers as Obsessives, Non-Conformists, Psychos

Drumatic: a history of drummers in film As Whiplash picks up five Oscar nominations, Anne Billson marvels at the range of drummers on-screen over the years By Anne Billson 8:00AM GMT 17 Jan 2015 Whiplash is about a jazz drummer who … Continue reading

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Apple’s Customizable Drum Loops for GarageBand

January 15, 2015 Apple Patent Reveals Customizable Drum Loops for GarageBand On January 15, 2015, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that discusses how GarageBand, Logic Pro or combination of these apps can create … Continue reading

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Kreutzmann, Hart Join Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary Shows

Jan 16, 2015 MUSIC Grateful Dead Reuniting for 50th Anniversary Shows With Phish’s Trey Anastasio By MIKE AYERS The Grateful Dead are going truckin’ one more time. The remaining four members of the classic-rock band have booked a three-night run … Continue reading

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Mike Mitchell: I’m Still Searching

Interviews Dallas’ Mike Mitchell is a Jazz Drumming Prodigy By Jeremy Hallock – Tue., Jan. 13 2015 at 9:15 AM Worldly and wise with chops and a first class music education at the age of 20, Dallas drummer Mike Mitchell is … Continue reading

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Gary Chester as Teacher: No Mistakes Were Allowed

Just Folks: Veteran Lebanon drummer still a student of music By Les Stewart UPDATED:   01/11/2015 06:47:06 PM EST Lebanon musician Dave Lazorcik never wants to stop learning about music. “I’m going to keep learning until I’m six feet under,” … Continue reading

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Mississippi Welcomes Home Legendary Drummer Jaimoe

SKF NOTE: Jaimoe is wonderful guy and a unique, all-around drummer. For those who don’t know Jaimoe’s straight-ahead jazz playing, I’ve included the clip below. Jaimoe stretches out with a fun solo starting at 11:59 in the video. Mississippi welcomes … Continue reading

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