Tag Archives: Jim Gordon

Jim Gordon: What Made You Want to Be a Pro Musician?

SKF NOTE: I explain how this interview came about here. This latest excerpt, except for a deleted question about the weather, and the removal of tape hum and a few tape clicks, is the beginning of my taped conversation with … Continue reading

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Jim Gordon: Talks About His Studio Drumsets (1982)

SKF NOTE: Excerpt #4 from my January 11, 1982 interview with Jim Gordon. We were talking about how Jim approached and prepared for studio sessions. Then I asked Jim what drumsets he used in the studios.

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Jim Gordon on Derek and the Dominos

SKF NOTE: When Jim Keltner called me at Modern Drummer to ask if we would be interested in interviewing his friend, Jim Gordon, the answer was an unequivocal yes. It was a time when we MD Editors felt, to an extent, … Continue reading

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Jim Gordon: ‘Gordon Lightfoot Was a Very Methodical Man’

SKF NOTE: Here’s the second excerpt from my interview with Jim Gordon. We had been talking about his work as a studio drummer/percussionist. I asked Jim if he had any favorite records from his studio days. After citing a few … Continue reading

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Jim Gordon: “I Was Gearing Myself to Be a Studio Musician”

SKF NOTE: This week I digitized my 35-year old interview with musician Jim Gordon. The interview back story — including the less-than-optimum circumstances under which it took place – is described in my blog post of Jim Gordon‘s Modern Drummer … Continue reading

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SKF Correction on Barry Keane

SKF CORRECTION 12/18/2015: There is good news and bad news. The good news is, this week I had an email and then a phone call from Barry Keane. It was great to reconnect. Just like old times. The bad news … Continue reading

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Scott K Fish Interview: Jim Gordon

SKF NOTE: When Jim Keltner called me at Modern Drummer to ask if we would be interested in interviewing his friend, Jim Gordon, the answer was an unequivocal yes. It was a time when we MD Editors felt, to an extent, … Continue reading

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