• Drum Set and Percussion Setups from Musical Theatre and More

A Christmas Story - Tour - Laura Hamel

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Laura Hamel's percussion setup for the National Tour of A Christmas Story at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, California.

"A new challenge presents itself with the many pedals I have to keep track of. Between the substantial amount of timpani tuning, 128 patch changes and riding a sustain pedal, you end up tap dancing your way through the show."

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Evita - Broadway, Buenos Aires Live - Dave Roth

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Live performance of Dave Roth playing the percussion book for Buenos Aires from the 2012-2013 Broadway Revival of Evita at the Marquis Theatre.

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Evita - Broadway - Dave Roth

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Dave Roth's percussion setup for the 2012-2013 Broadway Revival of Evita at the Marquis Theatre.

"I was very fortunate to be given a lot of leeway in creating my own part for this tune and particularly my own timbale solo."

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Evita - Broadway - Bill Lanham

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Bill Lanham's drum set setup for the 2012-2013 Broadway Revival of Evita at the Marquis Theatre.

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Cats - Regional - Brandon Miller

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Brandon Miller's combined book for Cats at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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Parade - Regional - Sho Fujieda

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Sho Fujieda's setup for Parade at Fullerton College in Fullerton, California.

"Here's a fun technique I used that was shown to me by another pit percussionist. Instead of having a full set of crotales for the single crotale note, I hit the glockenspiel with a finger cymbal on the high E flat."

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Waitress - Tour - Noah Hadland

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Noah Hadland's setup for the 2nd National Tour of Waitress at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

"While having all the cymbals and drums to hit in a 360 setup is always fun, it's been an awesome experience to try to get the most out of this smaller setup."

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Cast Album - Greg Landes

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Greg Landes’ drum set setup for the cast album of Dr Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at the Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom in New York City.

"The show originally opened in 2006 but we finally got to create a fantastic cast album this past August 2013."

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Cast Album - Dave Roth

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Dave Roth's percussion setup for the cast album of Dr Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at the Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom in New York City.

"It was a very unique experience in that the entire 14 piece band was in the same room with no baffling."

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Regional - Greg Landes

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Greg Landes' combined book setup for Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at the Wang Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts.

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