Microphones

Coles 4038 (2)

Cascade VIN-JET w/Lundahl transformer (3)

Heil PR48
Advanced Audio CM48fet
Shure SM57 (2)

Shure SM7
Audio-Technica 4033
Heil PR40 (2)
AKG D112 (2)
Audio-Technica 4050 (2)
EIKON RM8 (2)
Shure SM81 (2)

Recording

Pro Tools

D.W. Fearn VT-24 (4 channels)
Hazelrigg Industries VLC-1 (4 channels)
Yamaha m512

(12 channels – API clones from the late '70s)
Lynx Aurora 16 (A/D conversion)
Empirical Labs EL8-X “Distressor” compressors (2)

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Drum Sets

Ludwig Classic 1965 (20" bass drum; 16", 13" toms)
Ludwig Standard 1970 (22" bass drum; 16", 13" toms)
Slingerland 1967 (20" bass drum; 14", 12" toms)
Tamburo Opera (22" bass drum, 12", 13", 14", 16" toms)

Tamburo Unika (18" bass drum, 12", 14" toms)
Yamaha Rydeen Mahogany Toms (16", 14", 12", 10")
Slingerland 1965 bass drum (22")
Slingerland 1975 bass drum (24” x 14")
Fibes fiberglass bass drum (26" x 16")
Fibes fiberglass “resonator” drum (26" x 6")

Snare Drums

Ludwig 14" Acrolite (3) 1968, 1973, 1991

Ludwig LM402
Gretsch 14" 1962 chrome over brass

Tamburo Opera 14" x 6.5"

Tamburo Unika 14" x 5.5"
Yamaha 14" x 6.5" Birch Custom
Pork Pie "Big Black" 14" x 6.5"
Stubblefield Drums 14" x 5.5" 14-ply maple

Yamaha 13" x 6.5" Steve Jordan Signature
Slingerland 14" x 5.5” 1967 wood
Yamaha 14" x 5.5” Rydeen
Pearl 13" x 5” Omar Hakim Signature
Joe Montineri 12" x 4” maple
Lugwig 15” x 14” 1966 marching

I proudly endorse Tamburo drums and Evans Drumheads.

Cymbals

I proudly endorse Istanbul Agop cymbals

22" 30th Anniversary Ride, 22" Special Edition Jazz Ride
22" Agop Ride, 22" Turk Ride, 22" Agop Medium Ride

22" Traditional Crash

20" Traditional Jazz Ride, 20" Traditional Thin Crash

20" Xist Crash, 20" Sultan Crash
20" Traditional Dark Crash
20" Traditional Medium Crash
18" Traditional Paper Thin Crash, 18" Xist Crash

18" Agop Crash, 16" Agop/Turk Hi-Hats
15" Agop Hi-Hats, 15" Xist Brilliant Hi-Hats

Zildjian

20” '60s K Crash/Ride, 20" Custom Medium Ride
20" K Pre-Aged Dry Light Ride, 18" A Custom Brilliant Crash
15" '60s Hi-Hats, 14" Custom Dark Hi-Hats
13" K Hi-Hats, 10" A Special Recording Hi-hats
10" K Splash, 8" A Splash

Others

Wuhan 19" Ride
Sabian 20" Manhattan Ride with 1.5” holes
Dream Vintage Bliss 22” crash/ride
Hammerax 10” and 12" Dustbowls
Wuhan 12" splash

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Percussion

I have a huge collection of various shakers, tambourines, and noisemakers.

Other instruments include cajon, bongos, cowbells, finger cymbals, bell tree, doumbek, castanets, cabasa, shekere, triangle, slappers, wood blocks, maracas, and many others.