PASIC Exhibitor Showcase
I said it once and I’ll say it again… it was such a pleasure to be at PASIC this year! This is a video we made to give everyone just a brief overview of what you would find in the expo center during PASIC 2011.
PASIC 2011 was a great opportunity to check out the latest from Gretsch Drums. Both Product Manager John Palmer, and Product Specialist Joe Mazza were on hand from Gretsch Drums and more than happy to give LouisvilleDrummer.com a private showcase of their latest products including the new Brooklyn Series, Renown Series, and Catalina Maple Series. Be sure to visit their website at GretschDrums.com for more information on their products.
Tama debuted a brand new line of marching drums and hardware this year at PASIC. Product Specialist Roger Carter gives us a very detailed look at some of the new innovations and craftsmanship that Tama is bringing to the table. For detailed product info and much more information visit TamaMarching.com
Remo NSL Drums (Not So Loud Drums)
Remo had a very nice interactive booth this year that featured their line of NSL Drums (Not So Loud Drums). Product Manager Chalo Eduardo walks LouisvilleDrummer.com through each of the NSL instruments so we can have a first hand look at the many instruments made in this series from Remo. For more information on Remo and their products visit Remo.com
Sabian SR2 Cymbals
Sabian had a nice display featuring their SR2 line of refurbished cymbals. Sabian Director of Education Nick Petrella plays several of the cymbals for us and gives us a great overview of the different cymbals in this series. For more information on Sabian SR2 Cymbals visit Sabian.com.
Samson Technologies had a very cool booth featuring several of their portable recorders and mixers such as the Zoom H1, Zoom H2N, Zoom H4N, and the Zoom R24. For more information on Samson Technologies Zoom series visit SamsonTech.com/zoom.
Professional Percussion Products
Professional Percussion Products talks to LouisvilleDrummer.com about their private show room and high-end percussion products. For more information about Professional Percussion Products visitProfessionalPercusionProducts.com
PASIC 2011 brought people from all over the world to showcase their products, and in this case a brand new percussion instrument called the Aluphone. Kai Stensgard, founder of Aluphone, introduces LouisivilleDrummer.com to his brand new instruments and demonstrates many of them for us. For more information on Kai Stensgard and his new percussion instruments visit Alupohone.com
Crash ‘N Flash
Crash ‘N Flash inventor Bob Poels gives us an in depth look at his drummer activated lighting system which is mounted underneath crash cymbals. For more information on Crash ‘N Flash visit CrashnFlash.com.
Ficalora Music Productions – “How to write a fast and easy drum chart”
Liz Ficalora discusses her book “How to write a fast and easy drum chart.” For more information on Liz and her book visit FicaloraMusicProductions.com.
This World Music
Founder/Director of This World Music Jeremy Cohen talks about opportunities to learn West African Drumming in Ghana, Africa. For more information on This World Music visit ThisWorldMusic.com.
Founder of Encore Mallets Dan Lidster discusses the birth of his company and what makes Encore Mallets so unique. for more information on Encore Mallets visit EncoreMallets.com.
Colla Voce Music
Colla Voce Music discusses their large catalog of classic percussion music and its’ strong ties to the Percussive Arts Society. For more information on Colla Voce Music visit CollaVoce.com.
Keith Carlock Drum Set
Simon Phillips Drum Set
Much of my time at PASIC this year was also spent making new friends, and catching up with some old ones.
Miguel Monroy & Vic Firth
Miguel Monroy & Steve Houghton
Miguel Monroy & Allen Herman
Miguel Monroy & Rich Redmond
Miguel Monroy & Lerryns Hernández Medina
Keith Carlock & Miguel Monroy
Miguel Monroy & Jim Riley
Miguel Monroy & Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez
Miguel Monroy & Florian Alexandru-Zorn
Claus Hesler & Miguel Monroy
Matt Greenwood & Miguel Monroy
Miguel Monroy & Terry O’Mahoney
Dr. Greg Byrne & Miguel Monroy