Rebroadcast – 8:30pm CST, Wednesday 8/05/20 for a live and interactive conversation with Derek S Abrams.
Send in your questions and let us know if you would like to be considered to be a live guest on this interview. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Derek and Paul will be talking in general about drums, Minnesota drummers, and more. They will open a section of the show where they answer your questions, along with a few guest slots – but you need to email to sign up for.
Derek played locally for Gingerjake, Black Flood Diesel, and Skywind to name a few. More recently he played for the legendary metal band Ministry and his other current project 3 Headed Snake.
Links to topics in our discussion:
Bill Zickos was the father of the acrylic drums; he built the first experimental set in 1959 and received a US Patent (patent #3,626,458) for them in 1970. Died Jan 31 2020 at the age of 90.
PASIC Announces Virtual Conference in Lieu of Indianapolis Gathering
The annual Percussive Arts Society International Conference (PASIC) will be held online this year due to Covid-19. http://www.pas.org/
DW Releases Collector’s Series ‘Timekeeper’ Snare Drum – http://www.dwdrums.com/new2020/
– Mötley Crüe Drummer Tommy Lee Returns to DW Drums.
– Michael Bland – Soul Asylum – Hurry Up And Wait (2020)
Derek S Abrams online:
Endorsements: (Artist Pages)
Derek also endorses Evans Drum heads/D’Addario