Jim and renowned collector Mark Cooper sat down across the USA for fun and informative talks. Thanks to Dave Darrel of Clear Channel, WIKX     
Once you get bitten by the vintage drum bug...it's all over.
Jim Interviews Mark Cooper
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Second Interview with Mark May, 2011
Check out Mark’s Web site at: www.coopersvintagedrums.com
Third Interview with Mark June, 2011
Mark restores 1929 Slingerland Lavender Pearl Tone Flange
Mark Cooper talks with Jim about his restoration of his Slingerland Sea Green Pearl Radio King drum set