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Mel's USA drumkit in the 1980's
« on: February 03, 2013, 03:39:09 pm »
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Re: Mel's USA drumkit in the 1980's
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2013, 04:35:09 pm »
I remember Mels kit back in the 80s, It was a champaige sparkle kit ( Slingerland) but with lud wig tom mounts. Double Bass Drum, with two toms mtd. on each Bass Drum and Ithink two floor toms. the hi hat stand was Slingerland and a Pearl Bass drum pedle. I know because I HAD THE SAME  equipment  just a coincidense I guess. Mel all way favored his Rodgers Dyno- Sonic,Where I favor my 1974 Slingerland Super Sound King Chrome over brass snare drum. as far as cymbols I SAY MEL USED Zildjians as do I . HE PLAYED THE STANDARD GRIP, WHER HIS SON lEON PLAYS THE MATCH GRIP, WHICH I PREFER ALSO .Their is a video on you tube wher Buddy Rich tells why he does not like the match grip ck. it out you will get a kick out of it.Chat with you later.Tom Connolly

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Re: Mel's USA drumkit in the 1980's
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2013, 10:20:09 pm »
and heer wood b that vid: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0V4Aqs2D48

i miss that gi....he waz a grate drummer anda character 2 boot.

And this gi shows Buddy's teckneek:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDFCrP63b6M
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