A Drummer's Story chronicles the adventures of Warren Benbow, a kid drummer just out of the High School of Performing Arts in New York City. His stories describe the changing world of jazz in the 1970s, from acoustic music to electric jazz fusion. Warren narrates his experiences with the legendary musicians he knew and played with. Names such as Whitney Houston, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Miles Davis, Betty Carter, and James 'Blood' Ulmer. His memoir reflects not only the shifts within the sounds of Jazz, but the changing racial and political climate in America during the 60's and 70's.