Monthly Archives: May 2020

Neil Peart ‘Tradition and Technology’ Zildjian Ad (1988)

SKF NOTE: Here’s a 1988 full page magazine Avedis Zildjian ad featuring Neil Peart. Neil’s retro look is interesting. We could almost be looking at a stage actor backstage at a Grease production. Good stuff.

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Roy Haynes on Papa Jo Jones (1986)

SKF NOTE: More words of wisdom from drum pioneer Roy Haynes about drum pioneer Papa Jo Jones. Roy Haynes: “Young drummers who never got to see Papa Jo play missed the treat of their lives. “Jo Jones had a feeling … Continue reading

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Neil Peart Ludwig Ad 1989

SKF NOTE: I came across this infrequently seen full-page Neil Peart/Ludwig ad in the April 1989 of Modern Drummer. Great looking kit. Not sure why Neil was made up like a Mime.

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Tony Williams Shure Drum Mic Ad 1994

SKF NOTE: This full page Tony Williams ad is in the March 1994 Modern Drummer.

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The Purpose of Technique

SKF NOTE: Reading an intriguing book, Lost Secrets of Master Musicians – A Window Into Genius. The author is a violinist, so his examples have so far been violin examples. I can apply some to my guitar playing, but others … Continue reading

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