The world’s busiest drummer, Billy Kilson, joins us on today’s Drummer Talk to chat about life at Berklee, Alan Dawson, and his new lessons site, bklessons.com.
If you’re still holding out hope for Portnoy to return to Dream Theater, it’s just not in the cards. James LaBrie has gone on record to squash any rumors of a reunion with the original drummer.
“Mike Mangini is our drummer and he will remain our drummer until the day that we’re finished doing this. It’s just the way that it is.”
Turns out, not all long-time musicians hate Spotify or other streaming music services. Speaking with the Wall Street Journal, Nick Mason, drummer for Pink Floyd, said that “it’s beginning to become a commercial possibility”. Could this thinking (and more support from established artists) help to stem the animosity against services like Spotify, Pandora, and iTunes Radio>
Bobby Hutcherson Quartet – “Delilah”
Bobby Hutcherson – vibraphone
Joe Gilman – piano
Dwayne Burno – bass
Eddie Marshall – drums
Turns out Questlove is becoming quite the literary contributor as he is set to release another book. His latest, a history of the iconic music show Soul Train, is set to release on October 22.