Tag Archives: Zildjian

Drum Photos as Drum Lessons

SKF NOTE: A great 1968 photo of Buddy Rich. I’ve said it before, but photos like this one were drum lessons in themselves. Especially pre-internet and when opportunities to see Buddy and other great drummers live or on tv were … Continue reading

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Steve Smith Zildjian Cymbal Set-Up 198?

SKF NOTE: One of a series of Zildjian brochures from the 1980s, I believe.

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Bill Gibson: Zildjian Cymbal Set-Up (1985)

SKF NOTE: Huey Lewis & The News had a string of solid hit songs, still touring. Here’s a rarely seen Zildjian Cymbal Set-Up advertisement of band drummer Bill Gibson. Gibson, who played on all the band’s releases, is still a … Continue reading

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Appreciating Drummer Photos Pre-Internet

SKF NOTE: I suppose drummers coming of age with the internet offering limitless video and sounds of famous drummers, will never understand the impact of a single magazine photo on drummers coming of age with magazines, books, and rare t.v. … Continue reading

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Vinnie Colaiuta Zildjian Cymbal Set-Up Handout 198?

SKF NOTE: A Zildjian (clinic?) brochure from the early to mid-1980s. Download a PDF of my original copy here. — end —

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Steve Gadd’s Famous Zildjian, Yamaha, Ludwig Ad

SKF NOTE: I had not seen this Zildjian Steve Gadd advertisement in many years. But a couple of weeks ago, I noticed the ad on the back cover of Modern Drummer‘s October 1981 issue — and I smiled. Zildjian used … Continue reading

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David Dix Drum Setup for The Outlaws’ ‘Ghost Riders’ Album

SKF NOTE: David Dix is teaching drums at A.J. Percussion in Tampa, Florida. On November 16, 1981, David was on the road with The Outlaws having recently released the band’s sixth album, Ghost Riders. Our mutual friend, drummer Paul T. … Continue reading

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