Here's a link to a website that offers a series of 1989 interviews that master drummer Mel Lewis (1929-1990) did with Loren Schoenberg on WKCR-FM exploring the history of jazz drumming from Baby Dodds to Elvin Jones: pas.org
A master musician commenting on his ancestors (including Stan King, Paul Barbarin, and Tiny Kahn) and colleaguesinvaluable!
This story appears courtesy of Jazz Lives by Michael Steinman.
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