Tag Archives: Sonor

Tommy Aldridge on Sonor Drums – 1975

SKF NOTE: An ad from the May 20, 1975 Down Beat magazine. Tommy Aldridge is an imaginative drummer. He was bound to Black Oak Arkansas by contract long after he lost interest in the group. Tommy’s still drumming really well. … Continue reading

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Fred Below: The Drum is a Beautiful Instrument if Played Correctly

SKF NOTE: This is an excerpt from my interview with drummer Fred Below, arguably the father of Chicago electric blues drumming. Mr. Below recorded with Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, The Aces, Little Walter, Chuck Berry, and other pivotal blues … Continue reading

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Tommy Aldridge Sonor Ad 1976

SKF NOTE: These days Tommy Aldridge is endorsing Yamaha. I interviewed Tommy for Modern Drummer when he was with Ozzy Osbourne. A very nice guy. Tommy was an intuitive player. That is, he played very, very well — by instinct. … Continue reading

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