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Tribute to the great Yogi Horton in Modern Drummer

Modern Drummer online, along with some of Yogi Horton’s closest musical friends, is paying tribute this month to the great R&B drummer, who tragically passed away twenty years ago, in June of 1987.

It’s time you stopped hiding from life, and said yes to the adventure of being alive. Enough of the routine already. Go on, have an adventure, - do what you always wanted deep within your heart. Do what brings you alive, and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.

#drumming #forreal #funstuff #owned #priceless. #realtalk #truth #truedat

#drum #funstuff #forreal #truth #wow #drumming

Great nite hanging with The Kenny Loggins Band with Kenny, Scott Bernard & Tom Brechtlein.
#goodtimes #fun #blessed #drummers #iwasmadeforthis (at Fox Performing Arts Theater)

How true this is…
#truth #forreal #lessonslearned

How to Write and Pitch for Different Genres and Music Centers


"La Di Da Di," the 1984 rap hit by Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh, has been sampled or interpolated by hundreds of artists, birthing new hits along the way. As Mark Ronson explains on the latest TED Radio Hour, the track is "like the national anthem or alphabet song of hip-hop.”

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
C. S. Lewis
There are times when a change of direction is for your highest good. It takes courage to change direction. Choose the path your heart agrees with and walk with your head high and your eyes open. Don’t be afraid.

Today’s wisdom…is Let it Go!
#realtalk #truth #winning #forreal

Questlove talks on recording D’Angelo’s Voodoo CD


How to truly listen: Evelyn Glennie

Forget what others say about you. It doesn’t matter!

How Much Does It Cost to Book Your Favorite Band?

Ever wonder how much it costs to book your favorite band?