MD 2020 Readers Poll

Modern Drummer has released their ballot for the 2020 Readers Poll. Unlike in recent years the ballot has blank spaces instead of providing nominees. This gives the voter more freedom in selecting their candidates. You can access the ballot online at

Here are my choices:

  • Hall of Fame : Jim Keltner
  • All Around : Chris Dave
  • Up & Coming : David Cola
  • Rock : Steve Smith
  • Jazz : Jack DeJohnette
  • R&B : Brian Frasier Moore
  • Live : Rich Redmond
  • Studio : Kenny Aronoff
  • Percussion : Sheila E
  • Soloing : Tony Royster Jr.
  • Groove : Steve Jordan
  • Double Bass : Dave Lombardo
  • Album : INXS: Live Baby Live Wembley Stadium (Jon Farris)
  • Method Book : Beats Exotiques: Drum Grooves for Independence by Gary Leach
  • App/Online Instruction : Drumeo
  • Clinician/Educator : Mike Johnston

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