Popular Brands of Music Gear
The growing awareness of brand value is regarded as an indicator of the progress. Brand awareness has made buyers get back value of money and satisfaction. Brand names also come with authenticity and guarantee for the products or services provided. Brand names are important for every product available in the market. Brand names are very important for musical instruments also. Buying branded instruments is worth a lifetime investment. Popular brands of music gear hold great responsibility of delivering quality products. Here we will be discussing some major brands of different instruments.
The piano is widely used in Western music for solo performances, chamber music, and accompaniments. It is also very popular as an aid for composing and rehearsal. There are many piano brands floating around out there these days. There have been some technological developments in the world of piano that has made the task of browsing through brand names daunting. With some basic expertise and some information behind the names one can find no difficulty while searching for a piano.
Two things must be considered when looking at piano brands, the budget, and need and suitability. Money and motivation will be the key deciding factors in which piano brands to go for. Quality is often associated with expense. This does not always hold true. For over 60 years now Kawai has been balancing quality with affordability offering pianos to fit every budget and suit every taste.
Yamaha Piano rises above the rest for the most enjoyable playing experience for the money. Boasting over 100 years of innovation and tradition, this Japanese company has created some of the finest digital and acoustical instruments.
For over a century, Bosendorfer Pianos have been considered one of the superlative piano luxuries in the world. Proudly crafted in Vienna since 1828, Bosendorfer is known for manufacturing the finest in grand pianos.
Yamaha first manufactured drums in 1968. Early Yamaha drum equipment borrowed concepts from Ludwig drum set models. But Yamaha soon acquired a place among the top drum manufacturers and led the industry with innovative shell construction and finish techniques. Yamaha is also a major manufacturer for best selling electronic drums.
Drum Workshop, or DW for short, is the leading new American drum company and offers a large variety of snare drum shell materials including aluminum, copper, steel, brass, brass or maple combination, a great selection of lacquered finishes, and various types of rims.
Pearl drums, manufactured by the Pearl Instrument Company, are the most widely used drum kits today. Katsumi Yanagisawa, the founder of Pearl, started his company in 1946 in Tokyo Japan. He did not start out by making Pearl drums and drum kits, but music stands.
Moog is the first name, which crosses our mind while talking about Synthesizers. Analog, modular synthesizers are of Moog specialties. After a few years of overwhelming success in the fields of synthesizers, Moog introduced another invention called Minimoog synthesizers. Yamaha, Korg and Casio are the other big players in the field of synthesizers. Though Moog has stopped producing synthesizers in the recent years, Yamaha, Korg and Casio are the rulers in the music market.
Gospel/R&B great Calvin Rodgers (Fred Hammond) visits Pearl’s Nashville-based recording studio to showcase his spectacular chops on 6-ply Masters Maple Complete shells! He also discusses how “coming home” to a 100% Maple Masters shell will help shape his sound.
Calvin is playing a Masters Maple Complete shell pack in Vermillion Sparkle Lacquer in the following sizes:
· 22”x18” Bass Drum
· 8”x7”, 10”x8”, and 12”x8” Toms / 16”x16” Floor Tom
· 14”x5” Snare Drum
Left Side Components are:
· 14”x6.5” Sensitone Black Nickel-Over Brass Snare Drum
· 13″x9″ Tom / 18”x16” Floor Tom
Masters Maple Complete Drums Feature:
· 100% North American Maple EvenPly-Six Shell
· 2.3mm Superhoop II hoops
· OptiMount Tom Suspension System
· Choice of Six Lacquered Finishes
· 4-pc. Shell Packs start at ,499 Street
Sabian Cymbal selection from left to right:
· 2 16″ Artisan Crashes Brilliant Finish (used as hi-hats)
· 18″ HHX Legacy
· 19″ HHX Fierce Crash
· 10″ HHX Evolution Splash
· 21″ HHX Legacy Ride
· 18″ HHX Ozone on top of 15″ SR2 China
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