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The Drummer's Journal is an independent, online drum magazine dedicated to showcasing quality journalism about drums and drummers. Issue 15 is out now!
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Steve Gadd (Eric Clapton, Paul Simon) Richard Jupp (Elbow), Anna Prior (Metronomy), Alex Sowinski (BBNG), VK Drums, plus Questlove, Brian Chippendale & Zach Hill (The Drum Thing).
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Peter Erskine (Weather Report), Greg Saunier (Deerhoof), Art Blakey, Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge) Bob Hall (Catfish and the Bottlemen) and Linda McDonald (The Iron Maidens)
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Studio legend Josh Freese, Benny Greb (GrebFruit), Drum Workshop, Louise Bartle (Bloc Party), Ralph Nader (BYOS), Dennis Davis (David Bowie), and John McEntire, John Herndon and Dan Bitney of Tortoise
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"I look at stuff online, and some days I think, ‘I’m a f**king joke, I can’t do that.’ But then I’ll sit and play, and something will happen.” Elbow's Richard Jupp in Issue 15. Click here to open.
"I used to dream about being a session player. I didn’t know if I could ever do it.”Our interview with Steve Gadd in Issue 15 of The Drummer's Journal. Click here to read.
“Ever since I was a little kid, I would say, ‘What’s the point of being a musician?’ I could never really come up with an answer.”
“The best thing you can do is get a van and get out there. And you have to be ok with not getting paid for anything.”