(Book). The Ludwig Book by Rob Cook is the definitive business and historical guide to this legendary drum manufacturer. Includes dozens of interviews, a 64-page color section, a dating guide including every catalogued Ludwig snare drum and outfit, and a handy CD-ROM. Interview sections include the top executives from Ludwig's heyday in the 1960s: Karl Dustman, Frank Baxpehler and Dick Schory, as well as todays leaders: William F. Ludwig III, Todd Trent and Jim Catalano. There are also special segments on Ludwig Electronics, Phase II, and detailed sections about the gear used by famous drummers such as John Bonham and Ringo Starr.There was also a scarcity of suitable drum corps music and instruction material. ... we thought it advisable to write a book of marches for drum corps with elementary instructions for the drum and bugle. This book, the Ludwig Drum and Bugle Manual, enjoyed a larger circulation than any other book ever written on the subject.
|Title||:||The Ludwig Book|
|Publisher||:||Rebeats Press - 2003|