Hudson Music and Modern Drummer Team Up For Ten-Year Retrospective

Hudson Music
and Modern Drummer Team Up For Ten-Year Retrospective DVD

By Salman Haqqi

Featuring exceptional and inspirational performances by over 50 of the world’s top drum artists, the Best Of The Modern Drummer Festival 1997-2006 DVD offers drummers and drum enthusiasts an incredible opportunity to watch heroes and legends at the top of their careers as well as up-and-coming players just starting out. The two-disc, almost five-hour compilation is presented by Hudson Music in association with Modern Drummer and spans ten years and six editions of the drumming event that has become a world famous drum festivals.

The digitally remastered footage from Modern Drummer Festivals between 1997 and 2006, features clips of drumming greats from a diversity of musical styles, ranging from Alex Acuña, Chris Adler, Jason Bittner, Don Brewer, Ronald Bruner Jr, to Stewart Copeland, Jack DeJohnette, Virgil Donati and Billy Ward. Also included is a rare performance by late Modern Drummer founder Ron Spagnardi.

“The Best Of The Modern Drummer Festival” is recommended for drummers of all ages, interests, and abilities. The DVD is available from Modern Drummer online at or by phone at 973-239-4140 and at drumshops and music stores throughout the U.S. and Canada. For international sales, go to or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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