Book Preview: Born to Drum

borntodrumThe abiding pulse of rock & roll—the drummer—finally gets its due. Interviews include Chad Smith, Ginger Baker, Clem Burke, Sheila E,
 Phil Collins, Nick Mason, Patty Schemel, Butch Vig and Omar Hakim. Author Barrell analyzes many of the greatest drum tracks ever recorded and introduces us to the world’s fastest drummer, the world’s loudest drummer and the first musician to pilot a “flying drum kit” on stage. Fascinating and filled with little known details, Born to Drum elevates drummers and their achievements to their rightful place.

Born to Drum
Tony Barrell

(hardcover) $25.99