A global audience of thousands tuned into Drum Day LA, a free livestream event held on February 5, 2021 to showcase the new products launched by Drum Workshop, Gretsch Drums, PDP and Latin Percussion. Now available on the brands’ respective YouTube channels, drummers and percussionists can check out the very latest products at their leisure.
Drum Workshop fans can see JR Robinson tour the new products on the DW booth including footage of Thomas Lang demonstrating the Purple Core Collectors series and the DW Manufacturing pedals with colored footboards. DW’s very own ”wood whisperer”, John Good, accompanied by session great Russ Kunkel also takes viewers on a behind the scenes tour of the California factory including a visit to the Candyland showroom and the permanent display of Neil Peart’s R40 kit. See the DW drums here, hardware here and factory tour here.
Eric Hernandez is the host for the PDP drums booth tour which features the limited edition Twisted Ivory PDP kit, new Concept select snares and the upgraded PDP hardware ably demonstrated by Tony Royster Jr. See the PDP tour here.
Gretsch fans are treated to a tour of the new gear by Gary Novak with Keith Carlock and Gergo Borlai demonstrating their respective new signature snare drums. See the Gretsch tour here.
Novak also shares his enthusiasm for Latin Percussion’s new products with exclusive performances by Stanton Mooreusing the Tambo-Stick he helped design and the versatile Tambo-Rings. Additional performances include Diego Alvarez& Friends using the new Wood Tapas and Camillo Molina & Marcos Torres playing the Barrill de Bombas. See the Latin Percussion tour here.
Drum Day LA was a unique celebration of drummers and percussionists worldwide and an excellent way to share with the drumming world, during a pandemic, the exciting line-up of the company’s new gear for 2021. All the product and factory tours plus the performances will be available permanently on the brands YouTube channels.