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Neil Peart’s Bubba’s Bar ‘n’ Grill Photo

SKF NOTE: Neil Peart’s sense of humor. This photo is from the back cover of Neil’s “Bubba’s Bar ‘n’ Grill Presents The FAR AND NEAR Calendar for 2014.” Always brings a smile.

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Drumming Misses and Stumbles

SKF NOTE: Driving, listening, minutes ago to a live trio album. The musicians, all famous jazz musicians, shall remain nameless. The 1968 performance includes one of my very favorite drummers. But, as often happens, there are moments on this album … Continue reading

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Keep Time in Your Heart, Head

SKF NOTE: Driving about an hour ago, listening for the first time to Charles Mingus’s Jazz in Detroit – Strata Concert Gallery – 46 Selden album. This is a live album. Mingus’s band is Roy Brooks (drums), John Stubblefield (tenor … Continue reading

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Barry Keane – 46 Years with Gordon Lightfoot

SKF NOTE: After first interviewing Barry Keane in 1981 for Modern Drummer magazine, I had no idea we would do it again in 2022. We’ve stayed in touch over the years. When I asked Barry if I could interview him … Continue reading

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If Ringo Wants to Be in Our Magazine

SKF NOTE: Memories of Modern Drummer magazine co-founder Isabel Spagnardi make me smile. Isabel was MD publisher Ron Spagnardi’s wife. I don’t, and didn’t, know the specifics of Isabel’s work at MD. My impression is, and was, that she, as … Continue reading

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