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  1. IJR

    Edge Cut Out Cymbals

    Mel Lewis had a famous A Zildjian ride with a cutout that darkened it. I've seen other drummers such as Antonio Sanchez with rides with cutouts. I have a 17" crash that was given to me that I repaired that has been one of my favorite cymbals for years. The cutout lowered the pitch, improved...
  2. sw532121

    [SOLD] Istanbul Agop 22" 30th Anniversary Ride, 14" 30th Anniversary HiHats, 21" Mel Lewis Ride [SOLD]

    For sale are the the following cymbals. No cracks, keyholing, or other issues. Price is shipped & pp'd to the Continental U.S. Istanbul Agop 14" 30th Anniversary HiHats (709/736g) - $OLD $400 $OLD Istanbul Agop 22" 30th Anniversary Ride (2277g) - $OLD $450 $OLD Istanbul...
  3. S

    Istanbul Agop Cymbals - Traditional, Mel Lewis

    Hi all - for sale are some Istanbul Agop cymbals ... moving a few to purchase a few more :) All are in great condition! Paypal gift or add 3% for fees - buyer to pay actual shipping. 22" Istanbul Agop Traditional Dark Crash - 2023 grams - $225 22" Istanbul Agop Traditional Dark Crash - 1993...
  4. Scott K Fish

    My Life Before and After Mel Lewis

    My Life Before and After Mel Lewis SKF NOTE: All of us have pivotal moments in our lives. We gain new knowledge from reading a book, listening to music, studying a new subject, visiting a place for the first time, or meeting someone. Pivotal moments change everything for us. Our lives can...
  5. Scott K Fish

    Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Newly Released '66 Vanguard Recordings

    Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Newly Released '66 Vanguard Recordings SKF NOTE: Listening this morning for the first time to the track, Big Dipper, from the newly released Thad Jones/Mel Lewis CD, All My Yesterdays: The Debut 1966 Village Vanguard Recordings, I am reminded of how great is this big band...
  6. Scott K Fish

    Mel Lewis on Sinatra/Ellington's "Follow Me"

    Mel Lewis on Sinatra/Ellington's "Follow Me" SKF NOTE: The Frank Sinatra/Duke Ellington album, Francis A. & Edward K., is one of my all-time favorites. And, of course, it's fun and instructive listening to Mel Lewis's thoughts on the song, Follow Me. Mel Lewis: That, of course, was Sinatra...
  7. Scott K Fish

    Mel Lewis on Frankie Dunlop

    Mel Lewis on Frankie Dunlop SKF NOTE: Just now I was reading through my typed transcript of my 1977 interview with Mel Lewis. It is long! Forty single-spaced typewritten pages, which, of course, was heavily edited by about half for publication as my first or second Modern Drummer feature...
  8. donbseattle

    SOLD!!!!!! 21" Istanbul Agop Mel Lewis Signature Ride Cymbal

    SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD
  9. Scott K Fish

    Mel Lewis Gretsch Ad 1962

    SKF NOTE: This Gretsch ad is from the inside back cover of the July 5, 1962 Down Beat. Another classic photo from the eye of photographer Chuck Stewart. Scott K Fish Blog: Life Beyond the Cymbals
  10. Scott K Fish

    John Von Ohlen: 'If We Wanted It Tomorrow, We'd Have Rehearsal Tomorrow'

    John Von Ohlen: 'If We Wanted It Tomorrow, We'd Have Rehearsal Tomorrow' [SKF NOTE: From the transcript of my interview with John Von Ohlen, published in the March 1985 Modern Drummer. This interview was done by phone. I was in my MD office. John was home in Indiana. My introduction to John's...
  11. Mel Lewis personal Avedis 22" Swish Knocker

    Mel Lewis personal Avedis 22" Swish Knocker

    ..one of Mel's 22" Avedis Swish Knocker, late 1970's, 3055 grams (Lennie DiMuzio-Collection)
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