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Take a drone tour over scenic Snoqualmie Falls, better known as the vista from ‘Twin Peaks’

Take a drone tour over scenic Snoqualmie Falls, better known as the vista from ‘Twin Peaks’

Viola Smith, 100 years old. One of the first female professional drummers, she graced the cover of Billboard Magazine in 1940.

Viola Smith, 100 years old. One of the first female professional drummers, she graced the cover of Billboard Magazine in 1940.

Viola Smith, American drummer who played in orchestras, swing bands and popular music recordings in the 1930s and 40s. She was one of the first professional female drummers in the USA. Viola wrote an editorial to Down Beat Magazine in the 40’s about the existence of "hep girls”; female jazz musicians who could sit in any jam session and hold their own. She asked readers to “give girl musicians a break”. A firestorm of letters-to-the-editor ensued, debating the topic: “Can women play jazz?”

Viola Smith, American drummer who played in orchestras, swing bands and popular music recordings in the 1930s and 40s. She was one of the first professional female drummers in the USA. Viola wrote an editorial to Down Beat Magazine in the 40’s about the existence of "hep girls”; female jazz musicians who could sit in any jam session and hold their own. She asked readers to “give girl musicians a break”. A firestorm of letters-to-the-editor ensued, debating the topic: “Can women play jazz?”

This is one of the most recognizable drum sets out there. This is Buddy Rich's set up made by Slingerland.

This is one of the most recognizable drum sets out there. This is Buddy Rich's set up made by Slingerland.