Tag Archives: Ed Soph

Dave Weckl Newly Released Interview 1983 Pt. 4

SKF NOTE: This is the fourth and final installment of the complete transcript of my 1983 interview with Dave Weckl for Modern Drummer. MD published a much shorter version of this interview in April 1984 as an Up and Coming profile of Dave Weckl, which still holds up … Continue reading

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Ed Soph: You’ve Got to Rely on the Time in Yourself

SKF NOTE: Ed Soph‘s thoughts here on big band vs small band drumming are from my undated interview transcript published as a feature Modern Drummer interview in the 1979 January/February interview. The circumstances of this interview are posted here. I … Continue reading

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Ed Soph: The Tale of the ‘One-Arm’ Drummer

SKF NOTE: Ed Soph and I have reconnected by email — about which I am very happy. Ed is a great guy, marvelous drum teacher, a student of drum history, and a thinker. Plus, he was fun to interview the … Continue reading

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Knowing What Kind of Man Composed the Music

SKF NOTE: Years ago I read a story of Confucius studying music. The story is at the end of this blog entry. (As I write I cannot recall either the book author or title. I will update this blog post when … Continue reading

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Mark Mondesir: No Fear of Failure

SKF NOTE: I penciled a bracket and made a note around this story in the left margin of my Ed Soph interview transcript. The note is: “Good story. Include elsewhere.” It’s Ed telling me 30-years ago about a 12-13 year … Continue reading

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Ed Soph: Old and New Learning Opportunities

SKF NOTE: I was revisiting this morning a 52 typewritten page transcript of one of my Ed Soph interviews. I tell the back story of those interviews in an earlier post. It’s fun remembering when and where these interviews happened. … Continue reading

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Ed Soph: I Got Blown Out by Krupa, Not Buddy

SKF NOTE: The back story to this Ed Soph interview is posted here. Scott K Fish: When did you first hear Buddy Rich? Ed Soph: At a Jazz at the Philharmonic concert. Buddy, Gene Krupa, Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald. I … Continue reading

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