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Derek Trucks: Inspired by Elvin Jones’s Mother

Watkins: Tedeschi Trucks ‘happy and soulful’ Billy Watkins, The Clarion-Ledger 11:16 a.m. CDT May 14, 2015 Q. I wanted to know about [Derek Trucks‘s] style, about what he tries to say using his guitar. A. “I try to convey some … Continue reading

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Jaimo’s Drum Room Circa 1980

SKF NOTE: After interviewing Jaimo and Butch Trucks (Modern Drummer May 1981), Jaimo and his wife at the time, Candy, invited me to spend a weekend with them at their Macon, Georgia home. It was both a fun and somber … Continue reading

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Joe English on Jaimoe: He Was Incredible

SKF NOTE: Joe English was tough to interview. Here’s what I wrote as part of the interview introduction in the June 1986 Modern Drummer: “Joe English agreed to to this interview in 1980. Then he disappeared. In 1983, I got … Continue reading

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Mississippi Welcomes Home Legendary Drummer Jaimoe

SKF NOTE: Jaimoe is wonderful guy and a unique, all-around drummer. For those who don’t know Jaimoe’s straight-ahead jazz playing, I’ve included the clip below. Jaimoe stretches out with a fun solo starting at 11:59 in the video. Mississippi welcomes … Continue reading

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