Monthly Archives: February 2015

From There to Here: Revisiting My Life in Music

From There to Here: Revisiting a Life in Music by Scott K Fish A new friend, a musician, upon learning of my Modern Drummer past, can’t believe it. “No! You were managing editor of Modern Drummer?” His reaction surprises me. … Continue reading

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John Densmore: Elvin Jones Was My Idol

One-On-One With Doors Drummer John Densmore (Part 2) Jim Clash Contributor – 1/23/2015 @ 5:04PM JC: You weren’t a straight 4/4 drummer. There was a jazzy, bossa nova feel. Who were your early influences? John Densmore: Elvin Jones was my idol…. And … Continue reading

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Remembering My Uncle Bob Fish

Remembering My Uncle Bob Fish Speaking of drums, this is a detail from a family gathering photo taken in 1955. L-R in that photo, I’m on the right, age four. My cousin Gregg Fish is next to me. To Gregg’s … Continue reading

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Joe La Barbera Quintet – E.J.’s Blues

SKF Note: One of my favorite drummers! Still playing great behind his band members and as a soloist. Swinging tribute to Elvin Jones.

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Street Drummer: Stay in School; Dumb Won’t Impress Anyone

Faces of Capitol Hill | Joe the street drummer Posted on Friday, February 20, 2015 – 2:01 pm by Tim Durkan “Do what you have to do to stay off or get off the streets, really. Stay in school and … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Own Suitcase Drum Kit

SKF NOTE: This is the first time I’ve seen or heard of a suitcase drumset. I would love to hear it. How To Make Your Own DIY Suitcase Drum Kit By RFT Music Fri., Feb. 20 2015 at 4:36 AM … Continue reading

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Snowblower as Musical Instrument

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