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School of Rock at the Media Theatre

School of Rock at the Media Theatre

Hi Everyone! I’m excited to be back for School of Rock at the Media Theatre! For March, we present the stage adaptation of SCHOOL OF ROCK, a new-age story of Rock & Roll with music by Andrew Lloyd Weber. A charismatic & enthusiastic music teacher breathes new life into his young students’ lives when he...Continue reading...

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Late 60s Ludwig 5X14 Supraphonic LM400

Late 60s Ludwig 5X14 Supraphonic LM400

It wouldn’t be a #SnareSaturday series unless the  @LudwigDrumsHQ  Supraphonic – one of the most recorded snare drums, was included. Hear why the Ludwig Supraphonic LM400 is one of the most recorded snare drums, and why you need one in your collection.  Check out the  @DrumHistoryPodcast  episode on the Supraphonic here  Subscribe :  @NickCostaMusic ...Continue reading...

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MCD 5.5 X 14 Solid Shell Padauk Snare

MCD 5.5 X 14 Solid Shell Padauk Snare

An alternative to Rosewood, Padauk is another wood from Africa that’s very resonant. Make it into a steam bent solid, and you have the most resonant combo for a snare drum! This MCD 5.5 X 14 solid shell padauk snare not only looks amazing, but is the most resonant snare in the collection. Subscribe: @NickCostaMusic

My 1st Snare Build!

My 1st Snare Build!

The first video of the Snare Saturday series I showed you my first snare, a Ludwig LM402 that I modified in high school. In this 2nd video I show my 1st snare build – a 7×14 ruby/clear/ruby acrylic snare! Specs of this build: 7X14 Ruby/Clear/Ruby Gold n’ Times acrylic snare shell 1″ single ended tube...

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