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Feb 2014

LA STUDIO ROUNDTABLE PT 2 of 4

More incredible L.A. studio roundtable to hear...lots of good producer stories, the great insane Bee Gees story that Jeff tells and the very funny story of Jeff and Mike's art on their heads.
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Feb 2014

LA STUDIO DRUMMERS ROUNDTABLE PT 1 of 4

 For those who don't recall, it was Jeff Porcaro, whose contagious laugh will get you laughing, Vinnie Colaiuta, who has another great laugh to be sure, Jim Keltner, Harvey Mason, Mike Baird, Denny Fongheiser and Steve Schaeffer who arrived a little late to my home in Reseda, CA in 1990. Wait 'til you actually hear this...all the laughter and carrying on. I almost feel guilty that I got to be there. I am so happy to share this with you.
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Feb 2014

RINGO STARR PT 2

We thought in celebration of how the Beatles changed our lives 50 Years ago, we'd release another piece of my first Ringo Starr interview. If you haven't downloaded part one, you should. During Ringo's interview with Max Weinberg for his book The Big Beat, Ringo told him the interview he had done with me was the best interview he had ever done. I was very grateful that Max called me to share that with me and while Ringo may not remember that today, I will never forget that! This was done poolside at his Beverly Hills home with Barbara's kids playing in the pool. He talked about life before and after Beatles in a serious kind of interview that he no longer does!

 


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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013

STEVE GADD (Video) INTERVIEW

Robyn talks to Dr.Steve Gadd about his current project Gaddittudes and how things have changed in the business of music. Steve talks about his musical education and his current touring schedule. Lots of great stuff here...pardon the pun. Isn't it time to see the Doctor? 

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Oct 2013
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Sep 2013

BILLY COBHAM - Business 101

 This is NOT your typical drummer interview. As a matter of fact, Billy Cobham is talking about being a leader, booking tours for the band, cost of touring, booking agents, and how to make money in the Business of music. The bell has rung and class is about to begin...get to your seat!

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Sep 2013

RICK MAROTTA PT 2

He's back! Yes,Rick Marotta pt 2 is a must listen. Some of the highlights: The Yoko Ono tour, Double drumming with his longtime friend Steve Gadd..Rick also has an interesting story about the infamous Gadd Lick! You must get this interview

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Sep 2013

JEFF PORCARO 1983 PT 2

This is part 2 from the 1983 interview where Jeff talks about the making of Toto IV

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Sep 2013

LOUIE BELLSON

This is just part one of a great first interview I did with Louie Bellson that was the beginning of a great 30 year friendship with this generous, kind, amazing man who was an innovator, educator and entertainer. Done at his house in Northridge as I recall in 1985. You'll hear the story about the unknown kid he brought up at one of his clinics who turned out to be one of the biggest drummers of all time!

 

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Aug 2013
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Aug 2013

VINNIE COLAIUTA PT 3

Hello Vinnie fans, here is pt 3 of the VC interview. It's a continuation of the 1982 interview where he was pretty much just breaking into the session scene and talks about discovering electronics, the bass players he was working with and what makes a positive session
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Aug 2013

ED GREENE

What do Steely Dan, the Jacksons, Barry White, Tori Amos, Clint Black, Donna Summer, England Dan and John Ford Coley, Percy Sledge, Captain and Tennille, Glen Campbell and Smokey Robinson have in common? ED GREENE!
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Aug 2013

VINNIE COLAIUTA 1982 pt 2

PT 2 This is the story of Vinnie coming to live in LA, He talks about his time with Frank Zappa and defining his concepts of "taking it out" Lots of great stories in this interview.

adult language content!
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Jul 2013

VINNIE COLAIUTA 1982

 Hi everyone. Here is the first 45 minutes of my first 1982 Vinnie Colaiuta interview. I think you will be very happy as our conversation was so long that I'm pretty sure it was heavily edited in the print version. adult language content!
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Jul 2013

JEFF PORCARO ( SOUNDSTAGE ) PT 2

The long awaited part two of the sound stage interview where Jeff breaks down some of his most notable tracks, song structure and influences and so much more...
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Jul 2013

JEFF PORCARO (SOUNDSTAGE INTERVIEW) PT1

Jeff Porcaro talks with Robyn at Soundstage Studios

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Jun 2013

RINGO STARR

June of 1981 was the first time I sat down with Ringo Starr in what I believe was a Beverly Hills rental. We did the interview poolside and you'll hear lovely Barbara Bach who was watching her kids jumping in the pool and a little interchange between them
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Jun 2013

LARRIE LONDIN pt 1

LARRIE LONDIN pt 1 This is back in 1985 so there were things like Simmons drums on a Merle Haggard track
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May 2013

JEFF PORCARO 1983 PT1

The one and only JEFF PORCARO! This is from 1983 around the time of ToTo IV. As a matter of fact after interview Jeff was going to the studio to put percussion on the MEGA hit AFRICA.
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May 2013

LEVON HELM-EXCLUSIVE (RFI)

This interview with Levon Helm is a must have for musicians and music lovers alike. This interview was done in Levon's kitchen at his Woodstock home in NY
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Apr 2013

Redistribution or Reproduction

All text, graphics, audio interviews, design, software, and other works are the works of Robyn Flans Drummer Interviews™ Any redistribution or reproduction of any materials herein is strictly prohibited. All rights reserved. RFDI  Jan, 2017
 
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Apr 2013

Jonathan Moffett

 Michael Jackson's drummer Jonathan Moffett