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Great Jazz Drummers of 1980s – Would I Change My Mind?

SKF NOTE: Somewhere 1980-1983, when I was on staff at Modern Drummer, I received a call from author Burt Korall. Mr. Korall was among the writers I absorbed in Down Beat magazine and jazz album liner notes. Getting phone calls … Continue reading

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George Russell: Max Roach Made Me a Composer/Arranger

“I came into music as a drummer, at 15, in 1938,” [George Russell]┬ásaid. “The swing period was at its height…. I played many gigs around my home time [sic], Cincinnati, but mostly at the Cotton club. Two years later, at … Continue reading

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