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Camellia Akhamie Kies: Exceptional Drummer

SKF NOTE: Last night, quite by accident, I came across the Guitar Center video profile of drummer Camellia Akhamie Kies. I was expecting the-same-as-every-other-pop/funk-drummer. Boy, was I wrong. I can’t remember the last time I was this moved by a … Continue reading

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“Three Way Split” – A Perfect Philly Joe Solo

SKF NOTE: There was a period of time I was listening to lots of Hank Mobley albums. Both Mobley with other bands — like Miles Davis’s — and albums made under his own name. Way back in the early 1970s … Continue reading

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Playing Boring Songs Well

SKF NOTE: You’re a drummer working steady with a piano trio six nights a week in a club. The piano player is the leader, the main attraction. The trio has a steady repertoire the pianist updates sometimes. You like playing … Continue reading

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Jack DeJohnette with the Bill Evans Trio 1968

SKF NOTE: Listening for only the second time to the Bill Evans Trio “Another Time: The Hilversum Concert” with Eddie Gomez (bass), Jack DeJohnette (drums). Evans is one of my “must have” musicians. No, I don’t own all of his … Continue reading

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“Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark”

SKF NOTE: “Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark” by Tamara Saviano. John Lee was a New Jersey photographer well established with country music performers. John later moved to Nashville. In 1980 or 1981, John … Continue reading

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