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DRUMS

  • Kick 22 inch
  • Rack Tom 13 inch
  • Floor Tom 16 inches with legs (not side mounted**)
  • Snare drum 14 x 5 1/2, I will have snare so this is just back up

IDEALLY

  • Standard drum sizes, thin shells
  • Old Singerland or Gretsch types (60s or older)
  • Where possible single ply heads, no dampening and no click pad

 

CYMBALS

  • Preferred brand Istanbul Agop (30th Anniversary)
  • Dark sounding cymbals
  • Hi Hat 15' preferred
  • Ride cymbal 22 preferred
  • Crash cymbal 18 preferred

 

STANDS

  • 2 x straight cymbal stand (one should be able to go very low, no matter how puny it is)
  • 2 snare stands
  • Stool
  • Hi Hat stand
  • B D pedal
  • Drum rug

 

AMPS

  • Two  amps needed, ideally from the following list or similar
  • Vibralux Super Reverb 40 w or more
  • Music Man  RD 110 50 watt or the 210
  • Fender Twin reverb, from the 70s or similar

 

AND

  • One chair without arms
  • Sound Engineer
  • D.I.
  • 2 adaptors for pedals from EU to local