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Stewart Copeland: Raised to Be a Big Band White Jazz Drummer

The Police Co-Founder and Drummer, Stewart Copeland, Explains His Journey from Rock to Opera by Steve Schonberg Posted: 01/15/2016 “It’s kind of a circle,” Copeland said about the journey that led him to compose for orchestras. “The first musical impressions … Continue reading

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John Densmore: Elvin Jones Was My Idol

One-On-One With Doors Drummer John Densmore (Part 2) Jim Clash Contributor – 1/23/2015 @ 5:04PM JC: You weren’t a straight 4/4 drummer. There was a jazzy, bossa nova feel. Who were your early influences? John Densmore: Elvin Jones was my idol…. And … Continue reading

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