A slight angle in the the wire allows for playing without snagging on new coated drumheads. The wires glide across the head‚ allowing a smoother sweep and a velvet swish sound.
Features a light gauge wire and a smooth rubber handle. Fast and easy to play.
A retractable wire brush with an infinitely adjustable brush spread capable of maintaining any playing position. A 5″ spread and extra heavy gauge wire provide maximum coverage and sound.
Field tested and field proven, the superior designs of the Corpsmaster® line developed throughout years of collaboration with the world’s finest drum and bugle corps. Each season since the products were introduced, Corpsmaster® sticks and mallets have remained the most popular choice among the top high school bands, indoor percussion ensembles and DCI Championship corps.
The Corpsmaster® Signature marching snare sticks feature designs which reflect the musical requirements of each artistin terms of balance, feel and sound projection. All models are turned in hickory for strength and power with the exception of the MS4 which is crafted in Sta-Pac® for maximum weight.
Ralph Hardimon – With a unique barrel tip and long taper for quick rebound and added control.
Ralphie Jr. – Scaled down version of the SRH. Perfect for indoor marching and smaller hands of young percussionists.
Each Vic Firth Signature Series model was conceived through extensive research with the finest drummers from a variety of musical styles. The designs reflect their musical requirements in terms of balance, feel, sound projection and cymbal color. All colored sticks feature a clear, natural tip. All sticks are hickory unless otherwise noted.
Carter Beauford – A 5B shaft with an extended taper and elongated oval wood tip. Superior response‚ sound and versatility. Dressed in yellow Vic Grip.
Peter Erskine – Light and fast with a piccolo tip for pinpoint articulation on cymbals.
Peter Erskine Ride Stick – An extra long taper and tear drop tip for enhanced cymbal response. Beefed-up shaft for extra power.
Peter Erskine Big Band Stick – Combines the shaft dimensions of a 5A and 5B with a long taper for effortless rebound.
Steve Gadd – Barrel tip for a great recording sound. Available in wood or nylon tip.
Jo Jo Mayer – Jojo’s stick is a 5A style stick‚ but with thicker and shorter dimensions. Designed to offer a big sound and feel without a lot of weight.
Stanton Moore – A slightly elongated tear drop tip that creates a great cymbal sound.
Steve Smith – Elongated tip with a long shoulder and short taper. Provides the feel of a 5A with the beef of a 5B.
Dave Weckl – Barrel tip for broad cymbal sound. Fast‚ with great leverage. Available in wood or nylon tip.
Weckl Evolution – A short tear drop tip on a 5A shaft. Provides superior cymbal definition with excellent rebound.
Developed for the player who is looking for ultimate rebound on the drum and ride cymbal, the American Jazz® line is comprised of six models which feature a long taper in the shaft for that great feel! The neck specifications are sizeable enough to create dark cymbal sounds, and the small tear drop tip keeps everything in focus.
AJ2 – A 5A shaft for a light touch.
AJ6 – A 7A-like shaft coupled with a very small neck and tip of the sweetest cymbal sounds. No fear of “overplaying” with this model!
The American Custom® line consists of a variety of models conceived and engineered by Vic Firth – performer and teacher. All models are turned from select rock maple for a light, fast-playing stick with great flex and rebound. The Custom line is perfect for the artist who is playing lighter types of music, or prefers a beefier stick without a lot of weight.
SD1 General – Round tip. Ideal for orchestral work‚ rock and band. A legendary practice stick.
SD2 Bolero – Round tip. Perfect for light jazz‚ studio‚ orchestral and pit work.
SD4 Combo – Barrel tip. Light and fast for jazz quartet or chamber music.
SD5 Echo – Round tip. Extra long taper for exceptional control.
The American Classic® line combines tradition and Vic Firth style. With bold designs for fuller sound, the Classics are turned from select hickory – a dense wood with little flex for a more pronounced sound. Hickory is also capable of withstanding a great deal of shock, making it highly durable.
The wood tips are deeply back-cut for intensified cymbal response. The nylon tips are similar in size and shape to their wood counterparts, providing enhanced performance and a feel closer to their original wood tip models. Nylon tips are the most durable and brightest sounding on cymbals. Click here to see the nylon-tipped versions of the American Classic® sticks.
7A – Tear drop tip. Perfect for light jazz and combo.
5A – Tear drop tip for rich cymbal sounds. Light and fast for jazz orchestral and pit work.
5B – Tear drop tip. Ideal for rock‚ band and practice.
2B – Tear drop tip. Ideal for heavy rock‚ band and practice.
The American Sound® drumsticks are a take off on our most popular American Classic® models, but with a full round tip. This tip change creates a completely different sound for each model, bringing increased focus and clarity to the drums and cymbals.
5A – Round tip for increased focus and clarity. Light and fast for jazz‚ orchestral and pit work.
5B – Ideal for rock‚ band and practice.
Resulting from collaboration with many of the world’s greatest percussionists, these models address the need for a stick which is longer than the standard sized timbale stick. Powerful and well balanced, both are also great on cowbells, cymbals, drum skins and sound blocks. In hickory.
Alex Acuna Conquistador – Alex Acuña’s timbale sticks are designed to provide optimum response on timbales and cymbals. In hickory.
Alex Acuna El Palo – Alex Acuña’s timbale sticks are designed to provide optimum response on timbales and cymbals. In hickory.