Tag Archives: Chuck Stewart

Frankie Dunlop’s Christmas Card

SKF NOTE: Going through some boxes of writings, photos, and other leftovers last night, I found some items, like this Christmas card from Frankie Dunlop, that bring back good memories. This was probably Christmas 1984. I met two or three times … Continue reading

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Mel Lewis Gretsch Ad 1962

SKF NOTE: This Gretsch ad is from the inside back cover of the July 5, 1962 Down Beat. Another classic photo from the eye of photographer Chuck Stewart.

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Art Blakey Gretsch Ad 1958

SKF NOTE: A beautiful photo of Art Blakey and his Gretsch drumset taken by photographer extraordinaire Chuck Stewart. This was the inside front cover of Down Beat‘s March 6, 1958 issue.

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A Great Drum Photo is Still Worth 1,000 Words

SKF NOTE: I still enjoy looking at drum advertisements. Not all of them. But especially pre-internet ads. Short of seeing drummers live at clinics (rare), or in concert (rarer for minor age drummers), or on t.v. (rare) – photos in … Continue reading

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