Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Making of a Joe Morello Ad

SKF NOTE: The making of an in-house ad for Modern Drummer. Here’s a nice letter from Joe Morello written to me after I had been MD‘s managing editor for one month. Joe was among the drummers I interviewed MD when … Continue reading

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Marshall Tucker Band: Merry Christmas 1981

SKF NOTE: From among my yards of drum memorabilia. A Christmas card from the Marshall Tucker Band with my very good friend, Paul T. Riddle. — end —

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Noble & Cooley Drum Catalog 1985

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Roy Haynes: Boston Jazz Society Tribute 1978

SKF NOTE: The Boston Jazz Society, Inc.’s A Tribute to Percussionist Roy Haynes is a 12-page program I found among my boxes of drum memorabilia. I don’t remember how I got the Haynes program. Terri Lyne Carrington‘s father, Sonny Carrington, … Continue reading

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Dave Weckl on Gary Chester 1983

SKF NOTE: This exchange is from my 1983 interview with Dave Weckl for Modern Drummer. Most of this interview is not published anywhere. Portions of it were published in MD as a profile of Dave Weckl. I first heard of … Continue reading

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