Yamaha Drums Announces New Stage Custom Birch Drum Set

(Yamaha | Posted 2008-04-13)

Yamaha Drums Announces New Stage Custom Birch Drum Set

Yamaha Drums will introduce a Stage Custom Birch kit at Winter NAMM 2008. Perfect for students, houses of worship and gigging drummers, the 100 percent birch shells offer a cutting low-end, while eight new gorgeous lacquer finishes provide sustain and great looks. Yamaha's first mid-priced Birch kit also comes with all-new, top-quality 700 series hardware.

"Following the success of the all-Maple Tour Custom set, we developed the Stage Custom Birch to put an all-Birch, lacquer-finished Yamaha kit within reach of almost anyone," said Jim Haler, product manager, Yamaha Drums, Pro Audio & Combo Division.

The drum sets feature three unique configurations, including a five-piece with a 20-in. bass drum, a five-piece with a 22-in. bass drum and a four-piece with a 24-in. bass drum. All toms are in "universal" size depths to provide the most projection and purest tone.

The Stage Custom Birch Drum Set is expected to ship in March 2008.

For more information, visit Yamaha at Winter NAMM 2008 in Booth 4578, Hall C in the Anaheim Convention Center; write Yamaha Corporation of America, Pro Audio & Combo Division, Drum Products, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9011; e-mail infostation@yamaha.com; or visit www.yamahadrums.com.

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