Snare Drums

Concert Snare Drums Comments Off on Concert Snare Drums

Concert Snare Drums

J. W. Pepper Snare Drum . Donated by Gordon Peters Many different types of concert snare drums have existed as manufacturing techniques and mechanical developments evolved. Shown here are three snare drums...

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Harry A. Bower Snare Drum Comments Off on Harry A. Bower Snare Drum

Harry A. Bower Snare Drum

Harry A. Bower had a distinguished career as a performer, author, and instrument builder. He was a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and performed throughout the United States as a touring theatrical...

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Krupa Model Radio King Snare Drum 0

Krupa Model Radio King Snare Drum

The Gene Krupa model “Radio King” snare drum, manufactured by the Slingerland Drum Company, was their top-line professional model snare. It began production in the 1940s and was available for...

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Pro-Mark 50th Anniversary Snare Drum 0

Pro-Mark 50th Anniversary Snare Drum

(2009-12-01) Donated by Pro-Mark Corporation Founded by Herb Brockstein in 1957, the Pro-Mark Corporation marked its 50th anniversary in 2007. As a unique way of celebrating the occasion, the company...

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Shelly Manne’s Gladstone Snare Drum 0

Shelly Manne’s Gladstone Snare Drum

(2011-06-01) Donated by Florence “Flip” Manne Shelly Manne’s extensive career encompassed every facet a musician could aspire to achieve. Born into a musical family, he began drumming at age 17 in...

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Specially Made Snare Drums Comments Off on Specially Made Snare Drums

Specially Made Snare Drums

The 6-lug, 6-1/2 x 14 inch, gold-plated drum belonged to Max H. Manne, Shelly Manne’s father. It was a gift from Vernon Castle, who, with his wife, formed a famous ballroom dancing duo. This was the...

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