Tag Archives: Tony Williams

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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Buddy Rich – Always There Until

SKF NOTE: One afternoon, in March 1987, my Oxford, MD apartment phone rang. Paul T. Riddle was calling from South Carolina. He and I remain friends after I interviewed him in 1980 for Modern Drummer magazine. Paul loves jazz drumming. … Continue reading

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Tony Williams – The Drums Have a Lot to Say

SKF NOTE: Thank you to the interviewer and Bret Primack, The Jazz Video Guy, for this brief, but insightful conversation with Tony Williams. I watched it today for the first time.

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Tony Williams – Modern Drummer Cover 1978

SKF NOTE – A great way for Modern Drummer to kick off it’s second year of publication, with a Tony Williams cover story.

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Tony Williams – One of the Supreme Jazz Drummers (1975)

SKF NOTE: A 45-year old concert review (Down Beat, Oct. 9, 1975) of the Tony Williams Lifetime. Hard to imagine. This is the Fred Lifetime: Alan Holdsworth (gtr), Alan Pasqua (keyboards), Tony Newton (bass), and Tony Williams. DB Reviewer Scott … Continue reading

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