Summer NAMM Report: Cymbals and More
By Radim McCue Published July 24, 2009
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Though very few drum or stick manufacturers exhibited at the annual Summer NAMM trade show, most cymbal lines showed up.Paiste displayed in the Yamaha booth (Paiste is distributed by Yamaha in the US), and other companies included Sabian, Zildjian, Meinl, Diril, Dream and Supernatural Percussion. Here's a quick gallery of cymbals and other products from the show. [Not picutred: Zildjian showed their new Z3s and Meinl displayed their Benny Greb 20" ride.]
Nashville engineers were all over the Kelly Shu bass drum miking mount system.
Drumagination inventor Mark Steele displayed his Twin Steele pedal with a bass drum that had an amp and speaker mounted inside.
Got gospel? Supernatural showed the Divine line for gospel drummers.