John Aldridge

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 John Aldridge has become one of the leading experts on the history of drums, percussion companies, and their products.  As a publisher and editor, John established the magazine “Not So Modern Drummer” and dedicated its pages to the vintage drum, the history of which otherwise might have been lost.  John has been instrumental in preserving important percussive collections and documentation to ensure the material could be accessed by those interested.  John’s NAMM Oral History interview was completed on January 23, 2005.

Interview Date:
January 23, 2005
Job Title:
Author, Editor
Company:
Not So Modern Drummer