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Jimmy Madison: Tony Williams – Jazz vs Rock

SKF NOTE: My interview with Jimmy Madison appears in the October 1982 Modern Drummer. What some MD readers perceived as Jimmy’s put down of Tony Williams‘s playing is, perhaps, the most remembered part of this interview. I wonder if Jimmy’s … Continue reading

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Jimmy Madison: We Were Like Joe Morello’s Mascots

SKF NOTE: In August of last year I posted The Day Jimmy Madison Rescued Joe Morello. I remembered Jimmy Madison telling that story and I wanted to share it. Yesterday I found the transcript of my interview with Jimmy Madison. … Continue reading

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The Day Jimmy Madison Rescued Joe Morello

Ludwig‘s Facebook post today commemorating the company’s 400 Supra-Phonic Snare Drum reminds me of story involving drummers Jimmy Madison and Joe Morello. Madison told me the story during our interview which was published in the October 1982 Modern Drummer. Madison … Continue reading

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