Vintage View – Ludwig Pioneer snare drum

This month I’m looking at a snare drum that is becoming very popular here in the UK, the Ludwig Pioneer. The Ludwig Pioneer snare drum first appeared in the 1960 Ludwig catalogue, marketed as a lower priced student drum.  It soon became a market leader in the USA at the lower price range, outselling its

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Vintage View – Rogers Dynasonic

By Nick Hopkin This month I’m looking at another timeless classic, the Rogers Dynasonic. Some of you will know the history of this snare drum, but if not, then here goes... The drum was launched in 1962 in both a wood and metal shell in varying depths, fitted with a unique snare frame often referred

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