I decided to rewrap my 1950 Gretsch Broadkaster.
The old wrap didn't come off easy and I sweated a bit during the project. :)
It was a rewarding endeavor in the end though. I am really lovin the new look of my old drums.
The drums were originally WMP that had gotten really ugly over the years...
A friend of mine just put this up. Ken Loomer is an accomplished Big Band drummer who put together this great video with his personal photos and stories about Buddy and numerous other great ones!
I just picked up a Sonor Player kit.
I needed a light travel kit and I liked the 12x20 BD.
I decided to suspend the floor tom on a lightweight pdp boom stand.
I am really liking it so far.
They were introduced in 2014.
I paired it up with my 70's Gretsch COB snare.
I once owned a Sonor Safari...
I took my 65 Slingerland customized jazz kit out on a very windy but beautiful Sunday afternoon in June :). We were at an art show at the famous Ives Concert Park in Danbury Connecticut.
You can hear the fountains in the background as we played. Thanks to my friend Marsha who made the video for...
Pics and recording from our Valentines Gig at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center in Middletown Connecticut USA.
The piano is a 1918 Steinway! I am playing my 65 Slingerland kit. The horns are vintage 20's and 30's.
Link to recording...
I decided to put up a few videos that show some of the moderately priced multitrack recording gear that I use.
There have been several inquiries on this board about recording and I just wanted to share what I use.
In the first video you can see that the mixer is compact enough to be mounted on a...
I loaded El Capitan onto me MacBook pro a few weeks ago.
Nothing but trouble. Kept getting Java pop up warnings. No fix available.
My Tascam audio interface wouldn't work, no driver upgrades available from Tascam.
I went back to Yosemite.
Don't waste your time downloading it!
I mixed some tracks from a practice that I recorded in April and they came out pretty good so I decided to share them :)
I am learning how to multi track record and I am beginning to get the hang of it. I learn something new with...
I purchased one of these last week.
I liked it so much that I ordered 4 more of them.
The mic is comparable to an SM57 but it allows you to place it in tight areas around your kit. The PGA98D can also be slid into a standard mic holder for mic stand use. It performed well on my 16" tom but I...