The Drum Thing

Deirdre O’Callaghan's photographs of iconic drummers

Tuesday 8th November 2016

The Drum Thing - Deirdre O’Callaghan ©Prestel

Deirdre O’Callaghan was part of the original team at Dazed & Confused. Combining her passions for music and photography, she has become one of the most sought after music photographers for both commercial and editorial images. Her latest book sees her focus her attention on that often ignored, yet central, member of the band, the drummer.

The Roll call of drummers featured in the book includes: Tony Allen, Ginger Baker, Travis Barker, Cindy Blackman, Patrick Carney, Terri Lyne Carrington, Chris Dave, Jack DeJohnette, Bryan Devendorf, Sly Dunbar, Steve Gadd, James Gadson, Dave Grohl, Mark Guiliana, Steve Jordan, Jim Keltner, Airto Moreira, Larry Mullen Jr, Neil Peart, Questlove, Jim Sclavunos, Ringo Starr, Lars Ulrich, Joey Waronker and Jack White. Each photo is accompanied by excerpts from O’Callaghan’s personal conversations with the drummers.

Deirdre O’Callaghan's previous collaborations with musicians include projects with Grinderman, Josh Homme, The National, Questlove, Roots Manuva, Laura Marling, Peaches, and Damon Albarn. 

For more information about the book, click on the link below.

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