Tag Archives: Vinnie Ruggiero

Did Vinnie Ruggiero Create Alan Dawson’s Swiss Rudiment Innovations?

SKF NOTE:┬áIn a large manila envelope full of letters and cards I saved from my years at Modern Drummer, I found a handwritten letter from Alan Dawson. Mr. Dawson’s letter is dated August 21, 1981, which is, as I write, … Continue reading

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Vinnie Ruggiero’s Drum Method Book Available

SKF NOTE: Jon McCaslin posted some wonderful news recently on his Four On The Floor blog. Vinnie Ruggiero’s handwritten jazz drumming method book is now available thanks to Vinnie’s son. Since the early 1980’s I have personally heard stories about … Continue reading

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