He explains how sessions were conducted by iconic engineers like Glyn Johns and Eddie Kramer, describes his session work with Syd Barrett and George Harrison and tells amusing tales like drum shopping with the Who's Keith Moon.
What was it like to perform a sold-out show at Shea Stadium, play for 250,000 in Hyde Park, charter a private jet for tour, record the trend-setting live record at the Fillmore East (that spawned the FM radio staple “I Don't Need No Doctor”), get hyped for the stage by Dee Anthony, and deal with the drugs and excesses of this inhibitive era of rock?
; As Told To Larry Gara Catalog #KS 5.5x8.5 .00 The autobiography of the famous New Orleans drummer that has inspired drummers from Gene Krupa to Steve Smith.
(Gier does so.) -Relevant to dating these drums, in addition to the serial number, are: Serial number label style, model number, color of ink used on label, lug casing screw type, wrap/finish, throwoff/strainer type.
Rob Cook considers this book the "Rosetta Stone" for dating Gretsch drums made between 19.
Gretsch Drum Book by Rob Cook with John Sheridan .00 8.5x11 paperback 288 pages, over 1100 pictures.
Complete business history and Gretsch drum dating guide in the pattern of Rob Cook's books on Ludwig, Slingerland and Rogers.
Here is a hard rock memoir – essentially an authorized bio on the endearing British rock band Humble Pie – as told from the drum throne and backstage hallways during the emerging days of the Seventies classic rock era.
In 1969, Jerry Shirley was chosen to drum in a new band led by Steve Marriott and Peter Frampton. Along with bassist Greg Ridley, and manager Dee Anthony, the Pie started a 6-year journey that stormed the US and defined Arena Rock – bigger sound, bigger contracts, and bigger parties.
The Great Jazz Drummers is an excellent reference for any drummer or jazz enthusiast. This printing represents the 3rd edition, with over 6,000 drums now having been analyzed.
It features biographies and photos of 62 influential drummers, as well as a CD featuring 16 artists to demonstrate the gradual progression of jazz drumming through seven decades. The conclusions presented here are well documented and presented.
It had been out of print for nearly ten years when the printer recently returned the analog files.
Technology has progressed to the point where a limited edition reprint has become feasable.
For shipments outside of the USA, please contact Rob Cook for a quote.