Ben Andrews

Photographer Captures Famous Drummers’ “Drum Thing”

Photographer Deirdre O Callaghan recently captured some of the world’s finest drummers doing their “drum thing.” 

The project, which was five years in the making, contains more than 100 images with interviews of the world’s finest including easily recognizable drummers like Dave Grohl and Jack White along with behind-the-scenes session wizards like Steve Gadd and Jim Keltner, and sprinkled through with rising stars like Julie Edwards from the L.A. duo Deap Vally…“I love watching drummers perform, it’s like a dance,” said the photographer, who forged her career after getting her start with the edgy London-based pop culture magazine Dazed & Confused. “Just the dedication and the physicality of it.”

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