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Steve Gadd Models Added to Yamaha's Signature Snare Line

Three new Yamaha snare drums bearing the sound and signature of Steve Gadd made their debut at Winter NAMM 2005 as part of a complete overhaul of the signature series snare drum line...

January 20, 2005

Three new Yamaha snare drums bearing the sound and signature of Steve Gadd made their debut at Winter NAMM 2005 as part of a complete overhaul of the signature series snare drum line.

Targeted to the professional musician, the Steel SD-255SG (MSRP $1,259), Birch BSD-14ASG (MSRP $999) and Maple MSD-14ASG (MSRP $1,039) are scheduled for March 2005 delivery. Each features a 35-degree bearing edge for the hallmark "fat" sound, while a 3.5 mm snare bed results in decreased sympathetic vibration from the snares and the rest of the kit. All models feature black vintage hoops, with the bottom hoop cut in a decagonal shape in order to accommodate any snare stand.

"All of my signature snare drums are unique in design," says Gadd. "This particular series has a simple, straightforward design and tunes up quickly. They all respond well to both loose and tight settings, and that's everything I wantin a snare drum. They sound great."

As one of the most sought-after studio, recording and live drummers in the world, Gadd is regarded as one of the most influential drummers in contemporary music, having worked with a roster that includes Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Barbra Streisand, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Eric Clapton, Steely Dan and Chick Corea. He enjoys a nearly 30-year relationship with Yamaha, and has had input on a number of products and signature items. Gadd balances frequent recording dates with a hectic touring schedule.

For more information, visit their web site at www.yamaha.com

By our press release coordinator Saturday February 5, 2005