Alan White in the Ludwig Booth at NAMM15
Alan White joins us in the Ludwig booth with an update on YES, an update on his work in his community such as a concert to benefit Autism and the Seattle Children’s Hospital; Dan and Alan discuss “the olden days” and in this case he talks about the fills on John Lennon’s “Instant Karma” from 1970 when Alan was 20! Alan also talks about playing 15 Ludwig kits in the 42 years he has been with them, what shells he prefers and why
Alan White joins us to talk about his 40+ years of being with YES.
Did you know Alan joined YES in 1972 just days before his first gig? He explains the ever-evolving YES sound, one that has had mass appeal through three generations of fans. Alan describes what it was like during the days of creating music like Tales From Topographic Oceans, and gives us some hints about the new YES CD which had just gotten underway at the time of the interview.
Find out what Alan’s into now, including what he’s done in the State of Washington, to raise money for music education in public schools. See the links for his website, the YES World website, and Music Aid Northwest, below this video!