Category Archives: Drum/Music News

News items of note, present and past, about drummers and other musicians.

Leonard Cohen – Resolving Your Economic Crisis

SKF NOTE: A memorable, funny line from one of my favorite songwriters, Leonard Cohen. At 9:41 in this interview, Mr. Cohen answers his interviewer’s question with: “In hindsight it seems to be the height of folly to resolve your economic … Continue reading

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Chip Stern – I Was Blessed to Call Ginger Baker My Friend

SKF NOTE: Chip Stern‘s emails are always a treat and always a worthwhile learning experience. I encourage you to read Chip’s reflections on his friend, Ginger Baker. Homeward Bound: Reflections on a Musical Legacy01-01-2020 | By Chip Stern | Issue … Continue reading

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1980s Drummers Steve Felix and Derek Blevins

SKF NOTE: Here are two more drummer photos I’m putting in the public square. Derek Blevins with Jon Butcher Axis is on the left in that band’s photo. I confess I’ve never heard much of the JBA. The Bus Boys’ … Continue reading

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Drummer Derek Hess – Rossington-Collins PR Photo Circa 1980

SKF NOTE: Scanning from my stack of old publicity photos, pictures of drummers. I will add these photos as often as I can. Also, if I get more background info on any of these photos I will add that info … Continue reading

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The Hunt for Gary Chester Memorabilia

SKF NOTE: Here’s a recent SOS from Katrina Chester and Tony Cruz. They are working on a Gary Chester documentary. In this video they are asking all of us to consider letting Katrina and Tony have access to any Gary … Continue reading

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