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Pre-Order Robyn Flans’s Bio of Drummer Jeff Porcaro

SKF NOTE: When Robyn Flans was a frequent Modern Drummer contributor, and I was Managing Editor, we worked together on several 1980s interviews — including the Ringo Starr cover story. I’m looking forward to reading Robyn’s upcoming biography of one-of-a-kind … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Charlie Watts (1981)

SKF NOTE: This interview with Charlie Watts took place in Charlie’s New York City hotel room on November 12, 1981. The Rolling Stones were on tour in America. Tina Turner was their opening act. The basic back story to this interview … Continue reading

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The Day the King of Music Photographers Screamed at Me

SKF NOTE: I posted my What Makes a Music Photographer Good? on DrumForum.org, and member bbunk replied, “Whoa – Jim Marshall!!! You got to work with the king of music photographers!” To which I replied, “Someday I’ll write about, The Day … Continue reading

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Joe Porcaro: Jeff Put Me Through the Grind

SKF NOTE: A nice profile of percussionist Joe Porcaro by my longtime friend and Modern Drummer colleague Robyn Flans. From Sinatra to Scaggs, T.O. drummer has shared the beat Posted: Jan. 02, 2016 Jan. 02, 2016 By Robyn Flans Imagine … Continue reading

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Revisiting My Life in Music: Early Days at Modern Drummer

The job offer came at a perfect time. In the wake of a failed, intense relationship; a series of part-time typing jobs for a government agency, an insurance company and others; when my future looked bleak and it was all … Continue reading

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