Discover the heartbeat of music in this 560-page coffee table book illuminating the eclectic world of drumming over the past 70 years. Fotos By Folletts photographers traveled to over 53 cities and photographed over 500 drummers to be included in the pages.
Dedicated to the late drumming photographer Lissa Wales, Sticks ‘n’ Skins will open with a special tribute to her work. Well known to the drumming community, Lissa was a trailblazer in her field, specializing in capturing the heart and soul of drummers around the world.
Sticks ‘n’ Skins features never-before-seen photos and stories of legendary artists including Louie Bellson (Benny Goodman), Steve Gadd (Barbra Streisand), Jim Keltner (Bob Dylan), Hal Blaine (Elvis Presley), Ginger Baker (Cream), Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones), Stefanie Eulingberg (Kid Rock), Uriel Jones (The Motown Funk Brothers), Jack Bruno (Tina Turner), David Garibaldi (Tower of Power), Danny Seraphine (Chicago), Anton Fig (Late Night with David Letterman), Nigel Olsson (Elton John), Chad Smith (The Red Hot Chili Peppers), Keith Carlock (Steely Dan), and many more.
Sticks ‘n’ Skins not only provides visual inspiration with its photos, but also preserves the legacy of the diverse and unique drumming community. Sure to become a music lover’s collector’s item, this book offers an opportunity for fans young and old to see a new side of the biggest names in music history.