Poplar root is sophisticated and luxurious. Here, it’s at its best once again in these segmented technique shells. The gold hardware that goes with it makes it look a bit like Marylyn Monroe: very blonde indeed.
A broad response at all frequencies with a clearly defined attack and a decay where the lower frequencies dominate slightly and warm up the sound: that’s the tone of this drum set. It was designed for jazz and also music with more compressed sound.