Monthly Archives: July 2018

Music and Theater: The Maine Community I Know

Music and Theater: The Maine community I know Scott K. Fish, Special to the Piscataquis Observer • July 30, 2018 Andrew Harris said the last time David Mallett performed at DeerTrees Theatre in Harrison was about 20 years ago. Mr. … Continue reading

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Rick Latham Asks for Help with Surgery Expenses

SKFNOTE: I wanted to pass along this urgent request from a guy I first got to know a little bit back in my Modern Drummer days. If you can help Rick Latham raise $100,000 for medical expenses — I thank … Continue reading

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A Lost Opportunity – The Rich/Gruber Drumming Videos

SKF NOTE: Here’s the back story on this tape from my Freddie Gruber interview circa 1982. This excerpt is, for me, a great life lesson: Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today. When Freddie first mentioned a … Continue reading

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Ringo Starr – How Ringo’s Band Members Got the Gig

SKF NOTE: A brief exchange between Mitch Albom and Ringo Starr from WVOM-FM 103.9 on June 27, 1998. Ringo was promoting his new album, Vertical Man. Mitch asked how the musicians in Ringo’s band got the gig. That’s followed by … Continue reading

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Roy Burns Drum Clinic – Circa 1974

SKF NOTE: In August 2014, a few months after starting my blog, I posted my recollection about a Roy Burns drum clinic I had attended around 1974. I was newly living in Davenport, Iowa — the Quad Cities area of … Continue reading

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