Tag Archives: 1977

Max Roach and Scott Robinson Drum Battle (1977)

SKF NOTE: This drum battle between Max Roach and ten-year old Scott Robinson was recorded at the Charlie Parker Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri by KCUR-FM on Sept. 17, 1977. My best guess: this cassette was mailed to me when I … Continue reading

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Mel Lewis: Intensity Counts, Not Volume

SKF NOTE: Sound Mel Lewis advice from our 1977 Modern Drummer feature interview. ===== Scott K Fish: What’s the difference between a strong drummer and a loud drummer? Mel Lewis: What counts is the intensity. The volume doesn’t mean a damn thing. There’s … Continue reading

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Jason Bonham: First Experience with Led Zeppelin Live was Frightening

SKF NOTE: This is an excerpt from my 1988 interview with Jason Bonham. The first excerpt and background story are posted here.  Putting some perspective on this post, Jason Bonham was 10- or 11-years old in 1977. Scott K Fish: … Continue reading

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