The Alex Riel Biography
The biography of the legendary Montmartre drummer Alex Riel, "Manden bag trommerne".
This fantastic book about legendary jazz drummer Alex Riel was published in conjunction with his 70th birthday.
The book is called "Alex Riel - manden bag trommerne" and is in Danish. It's written by Hans Barfod and is full of anecdoted and photos from his career since 1957.
Riel has been playing with Dexter Gordon, Ben Webster, Stuff Smith, and Bill Evans. And he has been playing closely with all the greatest Danish jazz musicians, like Palle Mikkelborg, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Carsten Dahl, Hanne Boel, Bo Stief, Benjamin Koppel and Marilyn Mazur, as well as Sebastian and The Savage Rose.