Yamaha Recording Custom 14x5.5" Brass Snare Drum

Yamaha Recording Custom 14x5.5" Brass Snare Drum



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Yamaha Recording Custom 14x5.5" Brass Snare Drum

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Designed in close collabarotation with legendary drummer and Yamaha artist Steve Gadd, this 14x5.5" Yamaha Recording Custom Brass Snare Drum combines the latest modern innovations to deliver a versatile snare drum capable of studio-ready performances.

Recording Custom Snare Drum

Back in 1975, Yamaha released Recording Custom drum kit, or the Yamaha 9000 as it was known back then, it has since gone on to become an industry standard in the recording studio.

Delivering an incredible, studio-ready sound, it is no wonder why the Recording Custom series is widely regarded as being the most recorded drum kit in history.

Directly collaborating with legendary drummer, Steve Gadd, Yamaha have re-designed the Recording Custom drum series and improving it in almost every way, upgrading it to ensure it perfectly suits modern drumming styles and recording technology.

Precision engineered and designed to deliver an incredible snare sound that is perfect for recording in the studio and delivering incredible, versatile snare sound as part of your live drum kit.

Great Addition to The Recording Custom Series

For three years, Yamaha worked closely with legendary Steve Gadd to improve on the classic Recording Custom drum series. This unique collaboration resulted in an all-around improvement of the Yamaha Recording Custom drums series.

One major addition to the Recording Custom series that Gadd requested was metal snare drums and so stainless steel, aluminium and brass snare drums have all entered the Recording Custom series with a bang!

Great Sound, Great Performance

Allowing you to get the perfect sound to suit your needs, the Yamaha Recording Custom Snare has a really wide tuning range.

Being brass, the sound from this snare is naturally a lot warmer than what you can expect from the steel and aluminium snares in the range. Not as cutting or dry as the other metals, the brass snare drum shines with its beautifully deep and warm ringing tone.

You’ll also enjoy its wide dynamic range, making it a versatile snare drum suitable for all genres of music and drumming styles.

A heavy-duty Q-type strainer has been used, bolstering the snare drum and ensuring a solid, smooth operation while allowing for easy adjustment and replacement of the snare.

Traditionally, Yamaha snare drums usually have a metal centre bead on the interior drum but on the newly designed Recording Custom snare drum, Yamaha have fixed the centre bead to the outside of the drum.

This new design element allowing the Recording Custom snare drum to produce a more open sound than their conventional snares, giving you a more crisp, articulate performance.

Yamaha Recording Custom Snare Drum Brass 14x 5.5" Specs:

  • Shell Thickness: 1.2mm
  • Material: Brass
  • Butt Side Strainer: DC3 Type
  • Release Side Strainer: Q Type
  • Bottom Head: Remo Snare Ambassador
  • Batter Head: Remo Coated Ambassador
  • Lug: Newly Designed One-Piece Lug
  • Hoop: 2.3mm Steel Triple-Flanged Dyna Hoops
  • Bearing Edge: 45 Degrees
  • Diameter: 14"
  • Depth: 5.5"
  • Included Accessory: Tuning Key
  • Product ID: JRAS1455
More Information
Manufacturer Yamaha
SKU 148294
Shipping Weight (kg) 4.000000
Warranty 2 Years
Series Recording Custom Series
Shell Material brass
Snare Size 14" x 5.5"


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