Tag Archives: Billy Gladstone

Joe Morello: It’s a Combination of Everything (1978)

SKF NOTE: This morning, while reading through the transcript of my March 7, 1978 talk with Joe Morello, I came across this exchange with Joe about teaching drum students. (Or, as Joe calls them, “kids.”) He was very open to … Continue reading

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Buddy Rich: Two Kinds of Technique I Admired

SKF NOTE: Mel Torme‘s two-part 1978 Down Beat interview with Buddy Rich is one of my all-time favorites. It is a conversation between friends, between first-class musicians, and between people with utmost respect for each other. Both Messers Torme and … Continue reading

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