“He’s the guy Buddy Rich, Billy Cobham, Louis Bellson, and Harvey Mason talk to. There’s a little bit of Lennie DiMuzio in almost every great drummer's sound”
—Zildjian Cymbal Company
“It has been Lennie’s knowledge and perception of the drum world that has led to the overwhelming strength of Zildjian’s artist endorsement program.”
the Cymbal Bag
Historical and Hysterical
Memoirs of Lennie DiMuzio
by Lennie DiMuzio with Jim Coffin
The long awaited new book by the inimitable Lennie DiMuzio and his longtime friend and industry stalwart Jim Coffin is now available.
The man who put the word relations into artist relations, and who is responsible for the cymbal sound of practically every major drummer of the last half century, tells the story of his life in the industry. Close to seventy years in the business and still hanging with the best of them.
If it had anything to do with drums and drummers, Lennie was there and has a tale to tell.
Get the scoop that’s never been scooped from the ultimate insider’s insider.
“There’s a little bit of Lennie DiMuzio in almost every drummer's sound”
“Lennie DiMuzio is the only guy besides me who knows the individual sound I’m after.”
June 26, 2012: Tales From The Cymbal Bag is now available directly and exclusively from Lennie. More info here.
Read the Jazz Times review of Tales written by author and Jazz historian Dr. Bruce Klauber.
More info and previews. | Order here.
“A One-of-a-Kind Book About a One-of-a-Kind Percussion Industry Legend” —Dr. Bruce Klauber, Jazz Times, January 25, 2011