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Craviotto Catch-up

For many of us, Spring is in the air. Here in the Midwest, the rains have stopped and we have sunshine! We've been really busy here at the shop and wanted to update everyone on some great drums coming through for artists and dealers! In this newsletter, we're going to take a trip around the

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Remo presents “DRUMMERNIGHT”

In association with the major drum and cymbal companies, Remo will once again present DrummerNight, in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. It will be held at Manchester Central on the 23rd September 2017 as part of The UK Drum Show. Diplomats of the Drumming world will gather to celebrate the many millions of hits that

OCDP Introduces Limited Edition Maple Hybrid Snare

Thousand Oaks, CA - April 2017... Orange County Drum & Percussion (OCDP) maple snares are valued for their excellent projection, fine tone, and great looks. The new OCDP Limited Edition Maple Hybrid 14 x 6.5-inch Snare displays all of these attributes and then some. The new hybrid snare employs special blended, 6-ply maple/poplar shells that

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SONOR INTRODUCES NEW SQ1 SERIES

April 5th, 2017 - Bad Berleburg, Germany. Sonor, one of the world’s leading drums and percussion manufacturers, today introduces their new SQ1 Series, a new dimension in sound. SQ1 drums are made of pure European Birch and feature ´Sound Sustainers´, a true innovation in drum technology that offers unparalleled sustain and better projection. Together with

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New lightweight line in Samba drums hits U.K. shores

Percussion specialists Soar Valley Music are pleased to introduce the latest range of Brazilian Samba drums into the U.K. – the ‘Light’ series from the manufacturers of the renowned Contemporânea brand of drums.   Popular with music classrooms and community Samba bands alike, Contemporânea Samba drums have a reputation for quality and sturdiness; essential for

By | 2017-08-11T18:18:46+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on New lightweight line in Samba drums hits U.K. shores

Harvey Mason Masterclass

Saturday May 13th, lunchtime Hailed as one of the most influential drummers of all time, drummer, producer and composer Harvey Mason is the worlds most recorded session drummer.  In a long and incredibly successful career he has worked as a sideman with the likes of George Benson, Donald Byrd, Stanley Turrentine, Carole King, Grover Washington Jr and

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Learn to Play Day

Event: Learn to Play Day Activity: FREE Musical Instrument lessons for ALL Date: Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 June 2017 Location: Nationwide over 120 participating music shops and venues Organiser: Music for All (Registered Charity): Aim to promote the substantial and wide ranging benefits of music making   Ambassadors: Including Gareth Malone OBE, Dame Evelyn

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Pierre van der Linden Releases His First Solo Album

Legendary focus drummer Pierre van der Linden releases his first solo album. Pierre van der Linden, the drummer in legendary Dutch band Focus, has released his first solo album entitled “Drum Poetry” for fans and students of his varied drumming styles and techniques. Pierre’s drumming can be heard in numerous rock, jazz and improvisational bands,

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Jim Macaulay joins Dream Cymbals

Jim Macaulay (The Stranglers) joins the Dream Cymbals Jim Macaulay, drummer for New Wave legends The Stranglers, is the latest high-profile artist to join the Dream Cymbals artist roster in the U.K. Dream Cymbals has extended its family of U.K. artists with the addition of Jim Macaulay who plays for Punk/New Wave heroes The Stranglers.

By | 2017-08-11T18:19:19+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Jim Macaulay joins Dream Cymbals
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