Tag Archives: Alive!

Derek Hess: Rossington Collins Band 1981

SKF NOTE: Well, what do you know? Reading this morning through transcripts of my two interviews with Rossington Collins Band drummer Derek Hess, I also find out the band’s September 5, 1981 concert at Garden State Arts Center is now … Continue reading

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Barbara Borden: A Woman Drummer? Not an Issue

SKF NOTE: Some more worthwhile advice for drummers from my 1981 Modern Drummer interview with Barbara Borden of the jazz group Alive!. The interview back story is here. Scott K Fish: Do you feel that a woman considering a career in … Continue reading

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Barbara Borden & Carolyn Brandy: A Matter of Following Your Heart

SKF NOTE: “How are you traveling?” I ask Barbara Borden and Carolyn Brandy. We are sitting in my office at Modern Drummer magazine in New Jersey on October 15, 1981. “In one van,” says Barbara Borden. “All of us and … Continue reading

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Steve Gadd Alive!: St. Thomas

SKF NOTE: For Steve Gadd fans, this is a 1972 Down Beat record review of Chuck Mangione’s Alive! album. Not available in MP3 (Rats!). But this is some great Steve Gadd, in concert on a four-piece Gretsch drumset. Check out … Continue reading

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