Joe Hunt has taught drums at the Berklee School of Music for 20 years and has played withBill Evans, Stan Gets, and many others. Here, he presents a historical look at the greatest jazz drummers from 1945 through 1965 with in-depth biographical information for each and a listing of theirmost famous recordings. Well written, informative, and to the point. A marvelous study to the bebopera and its drummers. Makes enjoyable reading for everyone interested in jazz history.