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NAMM 2019 – Meinl Cymbals Press Release

Introducing Byzance Foundry Reserve The new Byzance Foundry Reserve series is a limited selection of cymbals created at Meinl's Byzance cymbal factory in Turkey. Inspired from the time when all cymbals were handmade, these cymbals showcase the stunning sonically rich works of art that Meinl's cymbalsmiths create with layers of tonality and nuance; however, that

By | 2019-01-14T11:08:00+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on NAMM 2019 – Meinl Cymbals Press Release

NAMM 2019 – LP Press Releases

LP Celebrates 55thAnniversary with Limited Edition Instruments Anniversary Congas and Bongos Mark 55 Years for USA Percussion Leader Latin Percussioncommemorates more than half a century as the largest hand percussion brand in the world with the release of Limited Edition 55thAnniversary Quinto,Congaand Tumbaset with matching Bongos. The ultra-lightweight shells are constructed of select New Zealand

By | 2019-01-15T15:37:53+00:00 January 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on NAMM 2019 – LP Press Releases

NAMM 2019 – Gretsch Press Releases

Gretsch Debuts USA Custom Limited Edition Exotic For over 6 decades, USA Custom has defined “That Great Gretsch Sound” and is considered to be one of the most recorded brands in music history. The highly acclaimed shell which combines a hybrid formulation of maple and gum wood, offers a warm articulate tonality that helped define

By | 2019-01-11T14:33:53+00:00 January 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on NAMM 2019 – Gretsch Press Releases

NAMM 2019 – Drum Workshop Press Release

DW Crafts First-Ever Pure Almond Drumsets Drum Workshop Inc. recently announced the introduction of a new wood choice to their award-winning Collector’s Series®line.Pure Almond™ isthe hardest wood currently offered in the California Custom Shop assortment, possessing a bright sonic personality in the same family as Pure Oak™ and Pure Purpleheart™. Handcrafted in DW’s California Custom

By | 2019-01-11T14:36:08+00:00 January 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on NAMM 2019 – Drum Workshop Press Release

Sonor Mark The Centenary Of Horst Link’s Birth

Sonor Signature, HLD 590, Jet Set, Phonic – terms that make the heart of every Sonor aficionado beat faster. Horst Link, the man behind those legendary instruments would have celebrated his 100th birthday on January 5th. Born as the son of the manufacturer Counsel Otto Link, owner of a musical instrument factory founded in 1875

By | 2019-01-05T17:28:51+00:00 January 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sonor Mark The Centenary Of Horst Link’s Birth

Adam Breeze and Jack Wrench Join Mapex

Mapex Drums are pleased to announce two new additions to their UK Artist Roster, Adam Breeze and Jack Wrench. Adam Breeze Adam joined UK Rock Band, Raveneye, in 2016 and quickly went on to support the likes of KISS, Aerosmith and The Darkness. The band has just finished recording their second full length album at Monnow

By | 2019-01-03T23:47:52+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Adam Breeze and Jack Wrench Join Mapex

Taku Hirano Joins Vater

Vater is excited to welcome world-class musician Taku Hirano to the Vater Family of Artists. Taku is currently on tour playing percussion on Fleetwood Mac's world tour. Vater will be releasing Taku Hirano's unique signature multi-purpose stick design, "Katana", at NAMM 2019.   "I'm so excited to now be a part of Vater's family of

By | 2019-01-03T23:42:59+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Taku Hirano Joins Vater

NAMM 2019 – Vic Firth Press Release

VIC FIRTH LAUNCHES NEW, VERSATILE, FREESTYLE SERIES DRUMSTICKS NORWELL, MA, January 2, 2019– The Avedis Zildjian Company, parent company of Vic Firth, is pleased to introduce the new Vic Firth Freestyle series of drumsticks in 2019. The Freestyle series offers an enhanced experience for drummers, allowing them to move up and down the stick, adjusting

By | 2019-01-02T23:50:41+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on NAMM 2019 – Vic Firth Press Release

NAMM 2019 – Zildjian Press Releases

Zildjian Relaunches Fx Line With The Unveiling Of Fx Stacks And A New 22” Crash Of Doom NORWELL, MA, January 2, 2019– The Avedis Zildjian Company is pleased to announce the relaunch of the Zildjian fx line with the unveiling of fx Stacks and the 22” fx Oriental Crash of Doom. The new fx cymbals

By | 2019-01-02T23:38:58+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on NAMM 2019 – Zildjian Press Releases

Steve Smith Clinic/Masterclass Tour with Mike Dolbear and mikedolbear.com!

In association with Sonor drums, Zildjian cymbals, Remo drumheads, DW hardware and Vic Firth drum sticks, Steve will be doing five clinic dates and two masterclass dates (for BIMM students only). Mike said “We have been planning this for over two years but Steve has had a extra busy touring schedule since he has been touring with Journey. But finally

By | 2019-01-16T00:01:01+00:00 January 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Steve Smith Clinic/Masterclass Tour with Mike Dolbear and mikedolbear.com!
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