Charlie Watts' Favorite Drummers Book Softcover

Charlie Watts' Favorite Drummers Book Softcover

In various interviews over the past 35 years Charlie Watts has expressed admiration for the talents of many drummers. But the fundamental connections of those he has noted as his favorites, help define his particular style, approach, and priorities as the drummer for the “Greatest Rock & Roll Band in the World.” Here then, are 26 biographies of Charlie Watts' favorites drummers. Included are Art Blakey, Chico Hamilton, Art Taylor, Phil Seamen, Ginger Baker, Jerry Allison, Papa Jo Jones, Jim Keltner, Kenny Clarke, Davey Tough, Billy Higgins, Elvin Jones, Roy Haynes, Jake Hanna, Tony Williams, Max Roach, Joe Morello, and Big Sid Catlett.


  • Drums

Product Details

  • #HL 00200804
  • 9781574243383
  • 888680651848
  • 6.0"
  • 9.0"
  • 216 Pages


  • “Chet Chet, 'I don't know how you did it.' Congratulations. Thank you again.” – Charlie Watts, Rolling Stones
  • “I'm digging it so much I'm only reading a couple chapters at a sitting. It's a great read.” – Bun E. Carlos


  • “Buy it and learn. I know I did.” – Harry Cangany, Modern Drummer Magazine
  • “Thanks for writing such a comprehensive, educational and very entertaining book, Chet.” – George Lawrence, Not So Modern Drummer
  • “Very beautiful Watts observations and the author's great work gathering statements of the last 35 years is a guarantee in the panorama of world drumming literature.” – Luca Luciano, Drumset Mag
  • “For Charlie fans, it provides some insight into his approach to the drums, but mostly, it's just a great excuse to read about brilliant players.” – Chris Burke, Rhythm Magazine

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