Daniel’s Gear

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I have spent years seeking out the perfect equipment to help me nail that classic American sound. I endorse the following companies, not only because they make amazing gear of the highest quality, but because they are seriously committed to the preservation of the drumming art form, and the legacy from which we have all grown. I am eternally grateful for their support.

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Daniel’s Setup

Daniel proudly endorses Drum Workshop (drums, pedals, hardware), Crescent Cymbals, Vic Firth Drumsticks and Brushes, Aquarian Drumheads, LP Percussion, Ahead Armor cases, Power Wrist Builder practice sticks, Phatfoot Harnesses, and Diggit Stick Weights.

Most of the equipment described in this section can be seen in the photo to the left.

DW Drums/Pedals/Hardware:
DW Drums/Pedals/Hardware

I play DW’s Classic Series, drums that are specifically designed to capture the same warm, rich sound as the old Radio Kings and WFL’s. For someone who is a fan of vintage drums, you will not get any closer to the real deal than these. Features include: Poplar/Mahogany shell construction, vintage style “butter” bearing edges, and bass drum mounted hardware for rack tom, ride cymbal and splash. You can have your drums wrapped in a “Vintage Marine Pearl,” giving them a cool “aged” look.

Vic Firth Drumsticks and Brushes:

I recently joined the Vic Firth family as both an endorser and an education specialist. It’s a thrill and honor for me to work with a company that has such a rich legacy and stellar reputation. Currently, I’m using the VF 5A and 85 A models, along with the Heritage Brush. Zoro and I recently recently released a poster with Vic Firth entitled We Want the Funk, which details the evolution of R&B grooves from 1948 up to 1980.

Latin Percussion

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Latin Percussion (LP) – Makers of the finest hand drums and percussion instruments in the whole wide universe!

Crescent Cymbals:
Crescent Cymbals

As soon as I first tapped on a Crescent cymbal, I had no desire to play any other. In my opinion, all other cymbals sound and feel like a Yugo when compared to these incredible high performance instruments. Every Crescent cymbal is hand hammered in Turkey. In my setup, I use a combination of different models: Classic,Vintage, Eon and Vanguard.

Aquarian Drumheads:
Aquarian Drumheads

I’ve been a big fan of Aquarian heads for years, particularly since discovering their Vintage series. The Aquarian Modern Vintage heads are the closest approximation to calf heads on the market today. They are incredibly durable, have a great coated surface for playing brushes, and offer a warm, rich sound that must be heard to be believed. I use the Modern Vintage heads on my bass drum, tom toms, even my snare drum (if I’m doing a lot of brush work). I also use Aquarian’s Satin Finish heads, which sound amazing on snares and toms.

Revolution Drum Accessories:
Revolution Drum Accessories

Revolution make some really cool and innovative products, including a two-way tuning key and a free standing stick bag. They’ve recently launched the incredible Ahead Armor Case line of high quality bags in conjunction with Big Bang Distribution.

Other Gear:

I also endorse the following products:

Power Wrist Builder practice sticks: Great metal sticks that . . . well, build power in your wrists.

HQ Percussion: Makers of Real Feel practice pads

Pure Sound Snares: Highest quality snare wires for any playing situation.

Phatfoot Harness: Keeps your bass drum from sliding.

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