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Buddy Rich: ‘Just in Time – The Final Recording’

SKF NOTE: Previously unreleased Buddy Rich? Always welcome. “My dad chose setlists for the two nights that I hadn’t heard before. He…shied away from the tried and true and went to places musically that were very different. [T]hankfully, his last … Continue reading

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Freddie Gruber – A Great Teacher Shares Some Life

A great teacher shares some life Scott K. Fish, Special to the Piscataquis Observer • November 22, 2019 Freddie Gruber was a great drum teacher. If you have a great teacher in your life, no matter the subject taught, then … Continue reading

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Karaoke Drumming vs Uncharted Terrain

SKF NOTE: When playing copy songs in bands, I was never big on note-for-note copying of the original drummer’s parts. Sometimes I duplicated drum parts, but most often I captured the flavor of original drum parts while creating my own … Continue reading

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Frankie Dunlop – Complete Interview Part 7 of 7

SKF NOTE: This is the last segment of my full interview, no edits, with Frankie Dunlop. The interview took place in 1984 in two sessions. The first session, on October 16, 1984, was at my former in-law’s New York City … Continue reading

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Frankie Dunlop – Complete Interview Pt 6 or 7

SKF NOTE: This is the first of two interview segments with Frankie Dunlop on December 13, 1984 at my rented home in Washington, CT. I am making available my full interview, no edits, with Frankie Dunlop. The interview took place … Continue reading

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Frankie Dunlop — Complete Interview Pt 5 of 7

SKF NOTE: Over the next few weeks I am making available my full interview, no edits, with Frankie Dunlop. The interview took place in 1984 in two sessions. The first session, on October 16, 1984, was at my former in-law’s … Continue reading

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Frankie Dunlop – Complete Interview Pt 4 of 7

SKF NOTE: Over the next few weeks I am making available my full interview, no edits, with Frankie Dunlop. The interview took place in 1984 in two sessions. The first session, on October 16, 1984, was at my former in-law’s … Continue reading

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