Joe Hunt has taught Drums at the Berklee School of Music for 20 years and has played with Bill Evans, Stan Getz, 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 their most famous recordings. Well written, informative, and to the point. Amarvelous study of the bebop era and its drummers. Makes enjoyable read ing for everyone interested in Jazz history.