Re: Joe Morello
Not only is Joe an amazing player, he is very humble and a class act, one hell of a nice guy. Years ago, i wrote Joe a letter asking a question about his book "Master Studies."
To my surprise and delight , he responded with a two page letter with some excersises and page number references from the book and also reminded me to "come by" next time i was in his area. I have the entire letter framed in my drum room.
Max Roach did it. Elvin Jones did it. But Roy Haynes "didit and didit and didit."