John Morgan, Wurzels Drummer, Dies at 80

The Wurzels' drummer died in hospital after catching Covid-19 while on tour in the United Kingdom. Following the Wurzels' performance at Manchester Academy earlier this month, Somerset guitarist John Morgan, originally from Lydney, Gloucestershire, got sick with coronavirus and died at the age of 80 on Friday at Gloucester Royal Hospital, accompanied by his family. […]

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‘Evolution Is Part of Tradition,' Says Makaya McCraven

Every day, we have so many options to make, and we're continuously improvising them, much like in jazz," explains Makaya McCraven, a drummer and composer. "Even when we try to order and sanitize the world so that we can function, we're improvising in various frameworks." It's all a way of expressing existence." McCraven, 38, is […]

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Unheard John Lennon Interviews Offered for Sale

This month, a fascinating collection of largely unheard interview recordings with John Lennon will be auctioned, providing insight into subjects such as his favorite Beatles songs, his love for Yoko Ono, the corrupting influence of fame, and his thoughts of hypocrisy about receiving an MBE at first. Ken Zeilig, a Canadian journalist, recorded the 91-minute […]

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Why Are There No Female Drummers

This article will discuss why are there no female drummers. I am talking about those who make and play the drum kit. I am sure that you have noticed that male drummers have been dominating the music scene for a long time, with only one man in a couple of bands. I can go further […]

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Why Do Drummers Play Behind A Glass Screen

Drummers usually play behind a glass screen to avoid the sound control problem of the drums. This article will discuss why drummers use this and some tips for making your drums sound great. I have been performing as a drummer for approximately 20 years. During this time, I have only experienced the sound from drums […]

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Why Did They Use Drums In War

This article will discuss why drummers were in the war and when drums were first used in warfare. Although the first battle to have drums in it was likely the battle of Hastings in 1066, as this was the first time a European army used drums to march. We know that the young William the […]

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