Monthly Archives: July 2015

Ronnie Vannucci: I’ll Go With Buddy

The Killers’ Ronnie Vannucci talks big Away from his ‘day job,’ the drummer takes center stage as the singer and guitarist with his other band, Big Talk, which performs Sunday at the Casbah. By George Varga | 2:22 p.m. July 18, … Continue reading

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What I’m Listening To 7/1915

Jerry Gonzalez Y El Comando De La Clave

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Joe Morello: Technique is Expressing What’s In Your Mind

SKF NOTE: This segment from my early 1980’s Modern Drummer interview with Joe Morello is explained here. In this part, my friend and fellow drummer, Chris Conrade and I, are asking Joe about the classic drum book, Stick Control. Scott … Continue reading

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Gretsch Walking Tour with President Fred Gretsch, 7/30 in NYC

Gretsch Walking Tour – July 30th in New York City Come out to the Gretsch Walking Tour on July 30th in New York City! Meet Fred Gretsch and take a walk through time in American music history. …Gretsch…was founded in … Continue reading

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New Sly Stone Box Set: Drummer Greg Errico to Tour This Summer

wsj.com New Release: Sly and the Family Stone Live in 1968 A new four-CD set of Sly and the Family Stone live in 1968 at the Fillmore East is a window into the funky, eclectic, improvisational music of one of … Continue reading

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Joe Morello on ‘Take Five’: They’re Still Playing the Damn Thing

SKF NOTE: The back story to this interview is here. In this segment, Joe Morello tells how the classic “Take Five” came to be. Caveat: Everything Joe says here was said in good humor – which can be lost with … Continue reading

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Revisiting My Life in Music: Early Days at Modern Drummer

The job offer came at a perfect time. In the wake of a failed, intense relationship; a series of part-time typing jobs for a government agency, an insurance company and others; when my future looked bleak and it was all … Continue reading

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