Great Gear Shines At Chicago Show 2013

Ludwig vintage

I don't know about you but I think it's time to own a set of vintage Ludwigs.

Gary Asher

Gary Asher says "Walk softly and carry a big stick. Literally." He owns a drum school and music store in Alabama. Collecting is his obsession.

Ancient Tree

Ancient Tree makes drums that are older than any vintage drums here. They use fallen cypress from Florida that can be up to 1500 years old. The drums sound incredibly good. Ed gives them clear finishes that really bring out the beauty of the wood.


This 1936 Slingerland kit in sea green pearl was striking. While I was shooting a guy walked by and said "I don't like green as a rule, but I'll make an exception." Note the bass drum size.

Vintage Slingerland

The cymbal on the Slingerland it is a little worn but we'll take it.

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