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Mingus 1970 – Happy New Year

SKF NOTE: As 2022 draws to a close, bassist, composer, bandleader Charles Mingus is on my mind. Last night, adding more music from my library to my iPod, I was reminded of the never-before-released Mingus albums I’ve purchased recently. Mingus’s … Continue reading

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The Lost Recordings Found! Great News for Drummers

SKF NOTE: Merry Christmas. I’ll share what I think is very goods for music lovers in general, and for drummers in particular: New recordings of never released live dates with some of the world’s great drummers. Our home power went … Continue reading

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Tony Williams Launches MD’s Second Year

SKF NOTE: This is an old favorite of mine Modern Drummer cover shot of Tony Williams. There are a couple of details worth mentioning. This is “Vol. 2 No. 1” cover means this is the first issue of MD‘s second … Continue reading

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Remembering Mentor Ed Mathews

Around 1967, when I was in high school, age 16 or so, Ed Mathews and his family moved into their Huntington, NY home, directly across the street from our family home. My memory may be off, but I remember Mr. … Continue reading

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Drums: Pass It On

SKF NOTE: During the Moses Brown School’s “Creative Conversation” with Chick Corea and Steve Gadd, an audience member asks about their early influences. Chick asks the questioner if she plays an instrument. She tells him she is primarily a drummer. … Continue reading

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