My nicest kit.

rondrums51

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I hear you. I played a 20/12/13/16 Sonor Rosewood teardrop kit, circa early 70's, for many years. Used them on the road and off the road when I was home. Mine came with a chrome snare, but I later ordered a rosewood snare. Those were the best drums I have ever played. The tone, the sensitivity, the resonance, the tuning range, the attack, just phenomenal.

I sold them for the usual stupid reasons. I was playing a lot of big band and orchestra gigs, so I traded them for a bigger set of Fibes. I couldn't afford to own two sets of drums in those days.

I actually have dreams sometimes about those old Sonors.
 

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So how much to break your heart and move them to my basement? Oh, sorry, but the Rogers Bop set is on it's way to Italy.
 

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Sweeeet MAMA, shes a beauty! And I would won that Rosewood kit were it not all the way over in Colorado!
 

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Some years ago I was hired to do a couple of jazz shows in Dusseldorf, Germany.

I took my own cymbals. The artist scrounged up a 12/16/20 set of these, with a metal snare, for me to play. One rehearsal, two gigs, one of which was recorded. I really enjoyed them, and the recording came out pretty darn good.

I got burned on the exchange rate and baggage costs, but it was still a nice gig....

Sonor drums are great, 'tho the later versions are too heavy for me to schlepp around....
 


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