Modern Drumset Techniques For Today's Worship Drummer

Happy Birthday A. W. Tozer

from LogosTalk:

Aiden Wilson (A. W.) Tozer was born in a small farming community in Western Pennsylvania on April 21, 115 years ago. His spiritual path opened up when, as a 15-year-old, Tozer responded to a street evangelist. Five years later, with no theological training, he began pastoring his first church.

Tozer spent the rest of his life as a pastor, rising to national prominence during his tenure at Southside Alliance Church, Chicago, IL (1928–1959). Tozer wrote the spiritual classic The Pursuit of God during his time in Chicago, and over his lifetime authored more than 40 books. His steadfast call to repentance and faith earned him the nickname “the 20th-century prophet.”

On May 12, 1963, he went to be with his Lord after suffering a heart attack. The epitaph on his tombstone simply reads: “A. W. Tozer—A Man of God.”
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Levon Helm

I was saddened to hear the news of the passing of the great drummer Levon Helm. Best known as the drummer and sometimes lead vocalist of ‘The Band’, he was an influential drummer who always played for the song. Below is an interview from Modern Drummer conducted by fellow drum great Steve Jordan.

Steve Jordan interviews Levon Helm

by Ken Micallef

“You have to play some good music to get the people on the floor. I want to hear the meat. Until you can do that, it’s suspect to me.”
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