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 of this captivating hardback.
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. (To learn more about Lissa, please visit DrumPics.com.)
The first of its kind, 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 stunning photos but also preserves the legacy of the diverse and unique drumming community. Sure to become a music lover’s collector’s item, this extraordinary book offers an opportunity for fans young and old to see a new side of the biggest names in music history. "This book documents our drumming history, thus preserving our talents and our reasons for why we do what we do for future generations to feel. It is a compelling and moving glimpse into the drumming community" -Dom Famularo, Drumming's Global Ambassador.
“I have been privileged and blessed to have met and photographed this amazing group of musicians….the drummers,” says author Jules Follett. “I thank them all for helping me capture their talent, energy and passion visually.”