SKF NOTE: This is Ed Thigpen’s statement for his Who Reads Modern Drummer? ad. The background story on that ad series is here. The signature on this page is Ed Thigpen’s. The editing/proofreaders marks, and the twice underlined handwritten Save, belong to the magazine founder/publisher Ron Spagnardi.
The final statement used in Mr. Thigpen’s ad was:
Whether I’m reading the latest issue, or re-reading an earlier one, I never fail to learn something of value from Modern Drummer Magazine.
Thank you, Bernhard Castiglioni at Drummerworld.com for this instructive video of the always musical Ed Thigpen.