Equipment setups

Occasionally someone will ask what equipment I use in performance. Whereas I discourage the excessive consumption of this sort of information, I am glad to provide the following.
 
In its most indulgent form, my main drum set includes 2005 Ludwig Classic Maple drums in Mahogany lacquer with Remo Diplomat FiberSkyn heads, Powerstroke P3 Felt Tone FiberSkyn bass-drum heads, and Hazy Ambassador snare-side heads (jazz set: 6½" x 14" snare, 14" x 20" bass, 8" x 12" and 14" x 14" toms; rock set: 8" x 14" snare, 14" x 24" bass, 9" x 13" and 16" x 16" toms); Paiste cymbals (I choose from a collection of 8" and 10" splashes, 14" hi-hats, 16" and 18" crashes, and 20" and 22" rides from the Masters and Twenty lines); Zildjian F, F#, G, G# finger cymbals; an octave of Zildjian crotales; a 7" UFIP Icebell; a Mecart chime tree; Sarna attar, camel, elephant, and temple bells; generic sleigh bells; a small Alan Abel triangle; an 8" Paiste Roto Sound Disc; 10" and 24" Paiste gongs; 14" and 22" Wuhan gongs; a Studio 200 bell plate; a Pakistan bell tree; small and large Buddha temple bells; Latin Percussion small percussion; Ludwig hardware; Drum Workshop 6000 bass-drum pedals and hi-hats; Vic Firth sticks, mallets, and brushes; etc. I rarely use a large setup; for a typical gig I take a four-piece and a few cymbals.
 
I have keyboards, guitars, basses, amplifiers, recording and processing gear, fiber and ATA cases, leather and nylon gig bags, etc. In all situations I travel as light as possible.
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