Monthly Archives: May 2015

Jaimo’s Drum Room Circa 1980

SKF NOTE: After interviewing Jaimo and Butch Trucks (Modern Drummer May 1981), Jaimo and his wife at the time, Candy, invited me to spend a weekend with them at their Macon, Georgia home. It was both a fun and somber … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Gary Chester/Charles Perry Drum Book?

SKF NOTE: This 32-page drum method book by Gary Chester and Charles Perry is not available on Alfred Music‘s web site. I would not swear in a court of law this book is out-of-print. But it appears to be. There … Continue reading

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Ozzy Osbourne Donates $10K to Children’s Percussion Group

SKF NOTE: Lovely gesture by Ozzy Osbourne. This percussion group is aces. Ozzy Osbourne Donates $10K to Children’s Percussion Group BY ALEX HEIGL @alex_heigl 05/11/2015 AT 10:30 AM EDT After seeing the video of the Louisville Leopard Percussionists’ rendition of … Continue reading

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Dave Tough & George Wettling Gloriously Restored

SKF NOTE: Thank you, Wall Street Journal, for bringing this reissue to light. For drummers who’ve not heard either Dave Tough or George Wettling, this is a great place to start. For those of us familiar with Messers Tough and … Continue reading

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Buddy Rich Ludwig Ad Photo 1959

SKF NOTE: This is a full-page ad from the December 24, 1959 Down Beat magazine.

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