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.
For the first time in paperback, this book tells 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. Twenty "drum gods" - Buddy Rich, John Bonham, Keith Moon, Elvin Jones, Max Roach and others are featured.