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Alfred Music Publishing Distributes Photography Book of Legendary Drummers

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Monday, July 12, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922 and home to the world’s largest percussion print music catalog, is proud to distribute a new full-color coffee table book, Sticks 'n' Skins: A Photography Book About the World of Drumming, by Jules Follett and Lissa Wales.

Illuminating the eclectic world of drumming over the past 70 years, this 560-page book 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 (The Rolling Stones), David Garibaldi (Tower of Power), Anton Fig (Late Night with David Letterman), Nigel Olsson (Elton John), Chad Smith (The Red Hot Chili Peppers), and many more.

Sticks 'n' Skins is not only visually inspiring with its stunning photos, but also preserves the legacy of the drumming community. Sure to become a music lover's collector's item, this extraordinary book offers fans young and old a new perspective on some of the biggest names in music history.

Sticks 'n' Skins: A Photography Book About the World of Drumming is now available for $75.00. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at