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The arrival of each new year is always connected with enriched drum company product catalogs. Obviously, this also refers to Tama Drums.

We have already informed about the new limited product line for 2023, the Kenny Aronoff 40th Anniversary snare drum and the new drum kit finishes. Now, let’s take a closer look at the new snare drums.


  • Model no.: WP1455BOW / WP1455BK
  • Size: 14″ x 5.5″
  • Shell: Poplar, 8-plies, 8 mm
  • Hoops: Triple Flanged, 8 holes
  • Lugs: MSL60S
  • Strainer / Butt: MUS65A / MUS60B
  • Snare wires: MS20R14S, 20 strands
  • Hardware: Matte Black
  • Finish: Natural Zabrawood Wrap / Black Oak Wrap
  • Sonic characteristics: Crisp, warm tone, solid attack

Black Oak Wrap (BOW)                                               Natural Zabrawood Wrap (NZW)

Star Reserve Solid Japanese Cedar

  • Model no.: TLJC146
  • Size: 14″ x 6″
  • Shell: Solid Japanese Cedar, 8 mm
  • Features traditional Japanese Uzukuri woodworking technique
  • Customized Brass Mighty Hoop, 8 holes
  • Lugs: STAR MSL90SC
  • Strainer / Butt: “Linear-Drive” Strainer / Butt (MLS50A / MLS50B)
  • Snare wires: Bell Brass (MS20SN14B), 20 strands
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Finish: Burnt Oiled Cedar
  • Sonic characteristics: dynamic, bright, powerful, focused

Burnt Oiled Cedar (BOC)

Let’s not forget the S.L.P. 14″x6″ G-Kapur snare drum and the Kenny Aronoff 40th Anniversary Limited Edition snare drum, which we wrote about in the articles below:

New in 2023: Limited products from Tama

Tama Kenny Aronoff 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Snare Drum