Monday, November 22, 2021

The Monday Morning Paradiddle - November 2021

Well, I got so busy last week that I neglected to post anything (!) however now that things have calmed down for a bit, here's the November edition of the Monday Morning Paradiddle with more than enough interesting items for you to peruse.

Check it out:

1) Art Blakey and Philly Joe Jones both featured extensively in the Howard University Jazz Oral History Project

2) JazzTimes Magazine with tons of great jazz drumming content including features on Kenny and Peter Washington Willie Jones III Billy Drummond and a Before & After listening session with Joe Farnsworth

Joe Farnsworth also shares this important lesson from the great Art Taylor:


3) Ireland's Ronan Guilfoyle continues with his excellent podcast series The Art and Science of Time in this episode featuring Eric Ineke:


4) Carl Allen interviewed by Zoom sound recorders and here's some outstanding footage of Carl with Benny Green on piano and Ben Wolfe on bass from way back:


5) This piece is five years old (but new to me!) Here's Jabali Billy Hart with the WDR Big Band:

THE BROADER PICTURE: BILLY HART & THE WDR BIG BAND arranged and conducted by CHRISTOPHE SCHWEIZER from christophe schweizer on Vimeo.

6) Victor Lewis interviewed by The Pace Report:


7) Mike Clark interviewed by Ken Micallef:


8) Two episodes from Ali Jackson Jr.'s 'Bout It series featuring Al Foster...


...and Louis Hayes:

9) Jake Feinberg interviews Charli Persip:


10) Adonis Rose interviews Herlin Riley on the legacy of New Orleans drumming from Jazz Congress 2021:


11) Quincy Davis interviewed by the Avedis Zildjian Cymbal Company:


12) Rochester's Mike Melito interviewed by Drummer Nation:

13) Outstanding drumming from Brazil's Edu Ribeiro!


14) Ulysses Owens Jr. continues with his excellent regular interview series The Drummer's Perspective (thanks for the shout out!) featuring:

Greg Hutchinson 


Cindy Blackman Santana


George Fludas 

15) Thanks to my good friend Jesse Cahill who shared this footage with me of the Chris Laurence Quartet in concert with Martin France on drums:


16) Check out Curtis Nowosad's trio set from the on-line Kensington Market 2021 Virtual Jazz Festival (his portion starts around the 1hr 53min mark):


17) A recent hit from Toronto's Terry Clarke on drums with Kirk MacDonald on tenor saxophone and Mike Downes on bass:


18) The alway super swinging and super musical Kenny Washington with pianist Bill Charlap and bassist Peter Washington:

19) What am I listening to these days?

Rob McConnell "Tentet" - Terry Clarke (drums)

Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Sound Prints "Scandal" - Joey Baron (drums)

Bill Charlap Trio "Street of Dreams" - Kenny Washington (drums)

Antonio Sanchez "Bad Hombre" - Antonio Sanchez (drums)

Scott Colley "This Place" - Bill Stewart (drums)

Roy Haynes "A Life in Time" (compilation) - Roy Haynes (drums)

20) And today's Final Word goes to whomever came up with this art installation in downtown Calgary, Alberta:

Yes, it most certainly is...

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