On the Beaten Path: Jazz is an essential exploration of 12 world-renowned jazz drummers, their influences, the music they made famous, and the gear they played. Authentic transcriptions and easy-to-follow lessons are included for 36 legendary beats and solos. Drummers will gain insight into the development of the jazz genre and its many sub genres. The CD includes performances that demonstrate all the beats and solos in the book. Featured artists include Art Blakey, Jack DeJohnette, Jeff Hamilton, Elvin Jones, "Papa" Jo Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Gene Krupa, Joe Morello, Buddy Rich, Max Roach, Bill Stewart, and Tony Williams.