Originally Posted by Winston_Wolf
What head do you have on your snare now?
I think the go-to head for most jazz players is a coated one-ply head with little to no muffling. Ambassador, G1, or Texture Coated or similar. If you want to go the faux-calfskin route a Remo Skyntone or Aquarian Modern Vintage is another good choice.
I currently have an Evans Ebony coated head (I think its Evans) which I bought because I was recording drums with a metal band and needed a thick head