From the editor; Sept 2018 issue of Not So Modern Drummer

You’ll notice in this issue that there are many more links to, the new classifieds and forum for Not So Modern Drummer. I am incorporating ads into this monthly email publication. All the ads you see in this issue were posted for free. If you want to advertise your items for sale to the 60,000 subscribers of Not So Modern Drummer, please join, post your listing there for free, then contact me via email about placing your ad in this monthly email. It’s $5 per ad.

Several well known collectors are now posting a lot of their gear at DrumSellers: Phil Wilson and Gary Astridge to drop a couple of names. Several manufacturers just started posting ads: Walberg & Auge Drums, Alternate Mode/Kat, Queen City Drums, Hayward Custom Drums. I’m inviting all retailers to use, whether brick and mortar or online dealers.

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You Don't Know Jack: Chapter Two

Walking along with my friend John we saw drum cases emblazoned with “The Buddy Rich Orchestra” on their sides. Excited as always when anything ‘Buddy’ came into view. John, his voice filled with excitement said: You know Buddy…Lets go in. I said yeah, but this is a recording studio, we can’t just walk in there.  John, ever persistent finally convinced me to enter the famed RCA building.

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