This book is based on performances and transcriptions from the critically acclaimed DCI Music Videos, Herlin Riler: Ragtime And Beyond
and Johnny Vidacovich: Street Beats Modern Applications
Additional interviews and essays on: Baby Dodds, Vernel Fournier, Ed Blackwell, James Black
and Freddie Kohlman, Smokey Johnson, David Lee
and bassist Bill Huntington
CD features drumming examples and 14 songs with: Nicholas Payton (trumpet), Tony Dagradi (tenor saxophone), David Torkanowsky (piano), Betty Ann Lastie Williams (piano, vocals) and Chris Severen and James Singleton (bass).
Also included: Up from Congo Square, New Orleans Lineage poster charting ten decades of New Orleans most influencial and important drummers.