Author Archives: Scott K Fish

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Remembering a Music Mentor

SKF NOTE: Leo Feinstein knew a lot about jazz and classical music. For example, customers at Sam Goody’s Walt Whitman Shopping Center store wanting to know which conductor/orchestra recorded the best version of Berlioz’s Symphony Fantastique would get a learned … Continue reading

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Art Blakey Music on Blue Note Records

SKF NOTE: My music library has all the albums featured in this August 1960 magazine advertisement – and more! I remember, back in the early 1970s, while working as a clerk at Sam Goody’s in the Walt Whitman Shopping Mall, … Continue reading

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New Elvin Jones Quartet Album Due in November

SKF NOTE: From Blue Note’s website: September 9, 2022 Blue Note Records has announced a November 18 release for Revival: Live at Pookie’s Pub, a thrilling previously unissued live recording of Elvin Jones’ quartet that captures the legendary drummer’s emergence … Continue reading

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My Drum Lesson with Fred Gruber (1982)

SKF NOTE: Yesterday, while searching through a stack of my interview transcripts, I came upon this transcript from a long interview I did with Fred Gruber for Modern Drummer in 1982. We were sitting at the kitchen table in Buddy … Continue reading

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Life Lesson – Warped Drum Sticks

SKF NOTE: He always seemed bored. Customers milled about the music store, excited to see actual music equipment they knew only from seeing their favorite bands on tv, or from magazine or newspaper advertisements. Real Kustom amps covered in red, … Continue reading

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