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Roy Haynes – Talk About Love! (1978)

SKF NOTE: This excerpt is from my interview with Roy Haynes at his home on November 15, 1978. According to my notes “It was raining, traffic was heavy, a chilly…evening,” and I was nervous about meeting him. Roy Haynes doesn’t … Continue reading

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Odie Payne, Jr. – I Like Melody

SKF NOTE: In the early 1980’s, when I set out to write what became a five-part feature series for Modern Drummer called, The History of Rock Drumming, I thought it would be mostly a cut-and-paste project. That is, I thought … Continue reading

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Tony Williams – The Drums Have a Lot to Say

SKF NOTE: Thank you to the interviewer and Bret Primack, The Jazz Video Guy, for this brief, but insightful conversation with Tony Williams. I watched it today for the first time.

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Newly Released Brilliant Morello 1967

SKF NOTE: Released today, April 15, I bought The Dave Brubeck Trio – Live from Vienna 1967, and listened to the first three tracks. Brilliant playing. Alto saxophonist Paul Desmond was absent from this live date. What a difference his … Continue reading

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Tony Williams – Modern Drummer Cover 1978

SKF NOTE – A great way for Modern Drummer to kick off it’s second year of publication, with a Tony Williams cover story.

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