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Old 11-29-2007, 03:11 PM
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Default Re: Ludwig Fan Club

Originally Posted by ludwigvondrumcrazy View Post
Karl, technically speaking, the 12 x 18" Bass, along with an 8 x 12" & 14 x 14" FT, is what makes a Ludwig "Jazzette," a true Jazzette......

With that said, there was nothing stopping someone from walking into a Ludwig Dealer back when the Jazzette was listed in the Catalogs (late 60's, early to mid-70's) and ordering their own version that had a 14 x 18" Bass since the "larger size" was available as a Component Drum.

thanks very much for your answer, helps a lot!
I was just looking at some vintage sets in a German vintage drum shop ( and detected the Jazzette. For some sets the depth was 12"...for one green sparkle Jazzette the bass drum depth was I was wondering.

Are those made from Mahagoni btw? African Mahagoni...or a completely different wood?


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