- 176 Pages
- Large Format
- heavily Illustrated in Full Color and B&W Photos
- Released: September 30, 2010
- Originally Released: 2010
- Publisher: Modern Drummer Publications
Description by OLDIES.com:
The Drummer: 100 Years of Rhythmic Power and Invention is the first book to tell the complete tale of the modern drumset master. from the founding fathers of America's greatest cultural achievement, jazz, to today's athletic, mind-altering rhythm wizards, The Drummer celebrates the most vital-yet least understood-musician onstage.
(Book). Now in Paperback! To mark the 30th-anniversary of the world's best-loved drum magazine, Modern Drummer , here is the first book to tell the complete tale of the modern drumset masters. A century of drumming is covered: from the founding fathers of jazz, to today's athletic, mind-altering rhythm wizards and everyone in between. Buddy Rich, John Bonham, Keith Moon, Elvin Jones, Max Roach, Ringo Starr, Levon Helm, Neil Peart and dozens of other drum gods are featured.