The first drum I ever saw and thought, ‘if I ever had the money…’ was a Craviotto Timeless Timber snare. Ok, it wasn’t this snare, but was one very much like it, although dare I say it,
The West End scene - even more so than the rest of the music industry - is still dominated by male musicians. While female drummers are rare in London’s pits, female MDs are even rarer.
This drum is, to my knowledge, unique. Although the one piece maple shell is very Craviotto in every sense, the finish and configuration are more non-standard. The drum features die cast hoops, eight double-ended cast
London’s West End is a unique place. With over 15 million visitors and more than 18,700 shows performed in 2018, this little half square mile of London undoubtedly is the world’s capital of musical theatre.
This is a drum I only picked up recently, although I’d been aware of the actual model for ages. I’ve had a lifelong interest in Sonor drums going back to the 1980s after seeing adverts
This month’s snare drum isn’t just as much about what the drum is but also who it was originally made for. Gary Husband, for those who aren’t aware, is a noted British drummer (and pianist