Saturday, January 31, 2015

Drumheads - What You Need to Know

For a good, short article on the characteristics and suitable uses of various kinds of drumheads, see "What You Need to Know About ... Drumheads," written by Frank Azzarto, in the Oct. 27, 2011 edition of Modern Drummer.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Tree Planting at Marine Corps Veterans’ Home – Iwo Jima Style

Happened in front of the house that Mom (Sgt., USMC retired) and Dad (Sgt., USMC retired) called home in the Bronx.


Photo credit: Steve Mirsky

You can't make these things up.

New Old Stock, In the Box, ca. 1998 or later McDonagh 10-hole Regimental Model Fife with Fingering Chart

A friend came upon a new, old stock, in the box, 10-hole McDonagh fife, Regimental Model, complete with fingering chart.  And he gave it to...