Roy Haynes

Drummer Talk

Drum Solo Week on Letterman

Considering Anton Fig is a perennial favorite for best late night drummer honors, it’s no surprise that the Late Show decided to give the drummer some love.  All this week, The Late Show with David Letterman will be featuring drum solos form some of the biggest names in drumming – Fig, Peart, Sheila E, and  Haynes.  The 4 night drumming fiesta begins tonight, June 6 and goes through until Thursday!


TRAPS Magazine Hangs It Up

Sadly, the good people at TRAPS Magazine have decided to cease production of the magazine. The parent publication, DRUM!, will continue, but it looks like the TRAPS experiment can’t weather a tough economy. This is a shame. TRAPS was a fine publication that really set the bar for in-depth drumming/music journalism. We’ve given TRAPS the love on the show before and we will miss them.


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