Phil Stanger Oral History of Frank’s Drum Shop–Oral Histroy from NAMM.org
I came to Chicago only a few years too late to experience the infamous Frank’s Drum Shop. I have only the rumors and stories from my colleagues to experience this legendary place.
Phil Stanger is no longer in Chicago; however, I did have a chance to meet him and to experience his percussion studio. I will never forget that feeling of complete awe when I first walked into that studio above the Miller’s Pub! Phil’s studio was the first large collection of percussion instruments I had ever seen. He had so many percussion instruments and had so much history to share–it was quite overwealming!
Thanks to my friend Eric Pancer for originally posting this link on his blog at zischen.org:
(original article reposted from zischen.org)