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BeatIt visits Big Bang Distribution Booth

NAMM Show is the biggest and most important event of this type in the world. Plain and simple. What we have here is thousands of manufacturers of all musical instruments imaginable (including drums, percission and accessories), PA systems, microphones, software or companies rendering services for the music industry. Add to this tens of thousands of visitors at Anahaeim Convention Center, all of whom work in different branches of the music business. All of this happens every year in January and this year was no different. You just need to see it for yourselves, if you havent so far…

Having limited ourselves and our reports solely to drum-related (which is only natural) we can still say that all the greats of the drumming business (Zildjian, Sabian, Paiste, Meinl, DW, Gretsch, Tama, Yamaha, Pearl, etc.), all those whose merits are unquestionable and who count in this business ((Istanbul Agop, Istanbul Mehmet, Mapex, Dixon) and those who wish to achieve such a status (the Canadian sticks and accesories manufacturers Headhunters, our countrymen from the Polyend company or accessories dealers BIG BANG DISTRIBUTION) attended NAMM 2017 as exhibitors. Also, we must not forget the artists who were present in Anaheim this year. Those included the likes of Steve Gadd, Steve Smith, Marvin ‘Smitty’ Smith, Benny Greb, Vinnie Colaiuta, Mike Johnston, Danny Carey, Nicko McBrain, John JR Robinson, Russ Miller, Daru Jones, Gregg Bissonette, Mikkey Dee, Rick Latham, Vinny Appice or Gergo Borlai. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg…

Kasza Cymbals at NAMM Show 2017

Bob Kasha at Big Bang Distribution Booth, NAMM 2017

Bob Kasha – owner of Big Bang Distribution (AHEAD and AHEAD Armor Cases dealer) – talks us through the latest and most interesting products the company offers. You are about to check out the following: the new Ahead Maxx 5A sticks, the Sticky Pad (a practice pad which sticks to the surface it is placed on), AHEAD Frank Zummo (Sum 41) Signature sticks, the Bass Plate (a plate which a foot pedal is attached to instead of the bass drum hoop), the new Remo Rezo 2 head, the Ahead Armour hardware case, the Ahead Spinal G throne, an entire line of KASZA cymbals (it is our host’s grandfather’s name) including hi hats, crashes, rides, splashes, chinas, effect cymbals, the Ahead Switch Kick beater (13 beater heights, 10 beater types – our text on this item to be seen HERE), the Match 1 foot pedal, the Black Hole pad (a mesh pad with an enforcement patch in the middle, which dampens drums completely and turns into a practice pad), Big Fat Snare Drum patches changing the sound of a snare drum, the Finhol Laser Kick, the DG cajon with a bass and a snare face, as well as a whole range of products such as tape protecting the bass drum hoop at the foot-pedal-mouting spot, protective tape for percussion players’ hands, or an AHEAD stick holder.

Drummers and Drummerettes! Exclusively for you! Bob Kasha at the Big Bang Distribution booth, straight from NAMM Show 2017!


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