This page contains the "Equipment Tips"
given at our monthly Get-Togethers
The Drum Dial
The Roc-N-Soc Motion Throne with Backrest
Pure Sound Snares
PURE SOUND PERCUSSION
"Drumat" Portable Drum Carpet
MAPA Drum Accessories
Slicknut Quick Release Cymbal Nut
Samson Fastener Co., Inc.
Manhasset Concertino Stand & Manhasset Voyager Concertino Stand
Manhasset Specialty Company
The short version of their ever-popular classic music stand, Model #48C or 52C. It is PERFECT to hold extra sticks & brushes, mallets or whatever and knee height right next to your hi-hat for quick, easy change-overs!
Moongel Workout Pad
Practicing on the Workout Pad is guaranteed to accelerate muscle development. Because of its super soft gel material the Workout Pad allows no free rebounds. To play fast rudiments on the Workout Pad means increased speed and endurance on the drum set.
Groove Essentials DVD by Tommy Igoe
Hudson Music, LLC
The new Groove Essentials DVD is based on the Groove Essentials poster created by Tommy Igoe and Vic Firth. Mastering these patterns will greatly expand your knowledge while allowing you to become a more well-rounded player with the confidence to perform in virtually any musical situation.
Styles include 8th-note, 16th-note and half-time Rock; Jazz waltz, shuffle and swing; R&B, Hip-Hop and Funk as well as World music styles. Tommy thoroughly explains each groove, breaking each down to it's basic elements and performing each one with and without a live band rhythm track at two different tempos.
Direct Sound Extreme Isolation Headphones
Direct Sound Headphones, LLC
8780 Big Bend Blvd. Suite F
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Great for practicing with CDs without having to crank the volume of the music to hear over your drums. They also work great just to bring down the volume of your drums while practicing without music. Wonderful for studio work!
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Rock N Roller Multi-Cart
Dana B. Goods, Inc.
4054 Transport St., Unit A,
Ventura, CA 93003.
Rock N Roller Multi-Carts were designed by a successful professional musician to move vast amounts of music, sound and video equipment quickly and easily. They had to survive night after night in innumerable back-breaking, cart-busting environments. They are considered by thousands as the most innovative portable moving machine ever invented and have revolutionized how musicians move their gear. Now the #1 selling cart or dolly in the music and broadcast industries, Rock N Rollers are even used by national TV networks, pro sports teams, and major corporations. They are probably the most useful accessory ever for professional performers and sound crews. Find out what everyone is raving about.
The patented Rock N Roller Multi-Carts ingeniously change shape and length to carry huge amounts of equipment yet fold small for storage. They instantly transform into any of 8 configurations replacing the need for 8 different carts. The revolutionary design results in a moving machine that is very lightweight, rugged, affordable, and ergonomically efficient. Designed for professionals where speed and efficiency is crucial, RnR’s can reduce time and effort moving equipment by 50%. They are specifically designed to work with vehicles and airlines. 5 models are available to fit the needs of every musician, DJ, soundman, or photo/video professional.