Monthly Archives: April 2020

Papa Jo Jones – To Become a Good Jazz Musician

SKF NOTE: Words of Papa Jo Jones wisdom I highlighted in my copy of Rifftide: The Life and Opinions of Papa Jo Jones. Timeless. In my experience it’s easy to lose track of the spiritual piece of drumming/music, while lost … Continue reading

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Jim Gordon – Full Interview – Tape B Side A – The End

SKF NOTE: This is the third and final segment of my interview with Jim Gordon. I posted the back story, the genesis, of this interview, on my blog. This interview with musician Jim Gordon took place January 11, 1982. That … Continue reading

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Papa Jo – Shadow Wilson was the Greatest Natural Drummer

SKF NOTE – I’m reading, and enjoying, Rifftide: The Life and Opinions of Papa Jo Jones, edited by Paul Devlin from taped interviews by Albert Murray. About halfway through the book I have come across a number of gems from … Continue reading

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