Tag Archives: Neil Peart

Neil Peart ‘Tradition and Technology’ Zildjian Ad (1988)

SKF NOTE: Here’s a 1988 full page magazine Avedis Zildjian ad featuring Neil Peart. Neil’s retro look is interesting. We could almost be looking at a stage actor backstage at a Grease production. Good stuff.

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Neil Peart Ludwig Ad 1989

SKF NOTE: I came across this infrequently seen full-page Neil Peart/Ludwig ad in the April 1989 of Modern Drummer. Great looking kit. Not sure why Neil was made up like a Mime.

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Neil Peart – Go Ahead and Destroy Those Letters (2015)

SKF NOTE: My reaction to Neil’s reply in this email exchange (January 1-3, 2015) was surprise and sadness. Surprise because the Neil I knew was interested in history, collecting — or at least chronicling. He kept notebooks while traveling. He … Continue reading

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Neil Peart – If the Simple Dumb Thing Works Best

SKF CORRECTION: Learned users of DrumForum.com pointed out it is Steve Smith, not Neil Peart, playing drums on Jeff Berlin’s Subway Music. Neil plays on other tracks on the album. It’s good to know the truth, and it’s good that … Continue reading

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Neil Peart – Fun with the Four-On-the-Floor Bass Drum

SKF NOTE: This excerpt is from the full transcript of my 1986 conversation with Neil Peart. Here’s the back story. Right before I asked this question about playing in 4/4 time, Neil spoke at some length about using odd-time signatures … Continue reading

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