Tag Archives: Roy Haynes

Roy Haynes: Still Standing Tall

SKF NOTE: Thank you Fox 5 in New York for this uplifting story on Roy Haynes. Also, thank you Shawn Martin from The Great Drummers Facebook page for bringing this video to my attention. A one-of-a-kind man and drummer. It’s … Continue reading

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Alan Dawson: Innovator vs Innovative

SKF NOTE: In 1985, Alan Dawson invited me to his Massachusetts home for this interview, part of which was included in Modern Drummer‘s 10th Anniversary issue January 1986. As time allows I am converting portions of the Mr. Dawson’s interview … Continue reading

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Roy Haynes – You Figure The Interviewer Will Be Creative (1978)

SKF NOTE: This excerpt is from my interview with Roy Haynes at his home on November 15, 1978. Roy Haynes was a challenging interview, questioning or dissecting most of my questions. It almost impossible for me to have the go … Continue reading

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Roy Haynes ‘Out of the Afternoon’ Photo

SKF NOTE: A favorite photo by Chuck Stewart of Roy Haynes from Haynes’s Out of the Afternoon CD booklet. Great album with Roland Kirk, Tommy Flanagan, and Henry Grimes.

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Audio: Roy Haynes: ‘I Like Sounds’ 1978

SKF NOTE: This audio excerpt is from my interview with Roy Haynes at his home on November 15, 1978. According to my notes “It was raining, traffic was heavy, a chilly…evening, and I was nervous about meeting him. Roy and … Continue reading

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Roy Haynes: Think Dynamics All The Time

SKF NOTE: Among my boxes of drumming memorabilia are a couple of legal size folders from Charlie Perry full of written material. Charlie was a noted drum teacher and author. His best known method book, perhaps, is The Art of Modern … Continue reading

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Roy Haynes: Boston Jazz Society Tribute 1978

SKF NOTE: The Boston Jazz Society, Inc.’s A Tribute to Percussionist Roy Haynes is a 12-page program I found among my boxes of drum memorabilia. I don’t remember how I got the Haynes program. Terri Lyne Carrington‘s father, Sonny Carrington, … Continue reading

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