Newsies - Paul Davis

Paul Davis' setup for the Broadway production of Newsies at the Nederlander Theatre.

Paul Davis' setup for the Broadway production of Newsies at the Nederlander Theatre.Paul Davis' setup for the Broadway production of Newsies at the Nederlander Theatre.

“The drum book for Newsies covers several types of feels and grooves including big anthem rock/pop songs, vaudeville, big band, pop ballad, orchestral, and drum cadences/military rudimental drumming."

Drums: Yamaha Club Custom (Swirl Black Finish)

  • 10”x7” Rack Tom
  • 12”x8” Rack Tom
  • 16”x15” Floor Tom
  • 20”X15” Bass Drum

Snare:

  • 14”x5” Ludwig Black Beauty

Drumheads:

  • Evans EMAD2 combination on the Bass Drum
  • Remo Emperor Coated on batter side of all drums
  • Remo Ambassador Coated on resonant side of all drums (except for snare where I’m using a Hazy)

Hardware:

  • Yamaha 900 Series Cymbal Stands
  • Yamaha 1200 Series Hi-Hat Stand
  • Yamaha 9500 Direct Drive BD Pedal

Cymbals:

  • Zildjian 14" A New Beat Hi Hats
  • Zildjian 8" K Splash
  • Zildjian 18" A Custom Crash
  • Zildjian 20" K Custom Medium Ride
  • Zildjian 18" K Custom Dark Crash

Newsies - Broadway - Paul Davis
March 2012 thru August 2014

Paul Davis' setup for the Broadway production of Newsies at the Nederlander Theatre.

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