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Peart’s ‘Big Lesson’ About Understanding Jazz Drumming

SKF NOTE: Neil Peart‘s travelogues — books written about his travels touring with and without Rush — are always good reading. Neil writes well, and his travel books’ format are such that each chapter holds up on its own. When … Continue reading

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Gary Chester’s Drum Setup

SKF NOTE: On May 22, 2015 I posted two pages of photos of Gary Chester at a studio recording session from a book Gary co-wrote with Charles “Charley” Perry called, “The Popular Rock Drummer.” These two pages from the same … Continue reading

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First Time Willie Meets Paul

SKF NOTE: In his new autobiography, “It’s A Long Story: My Life,” Willie Nelson tells how he and longtime drummer, Paul English, first met. Willie was in radio station KCNC with guitarist Oliver English, Paul’s brother, who was, writes Willie, … Continue reading

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Victor Wooten’s “The Music Lesson” is a Keeper

Finished reading Victor Wooten’s The Music Lesson this week. Mr. Wooten is perhaps known best as bassist with Bela Fleck & the Flecktones.  I like to underscore in pencil favorite book parts: words I’m learning for the first time, phrases … Continue reading

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