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Dreamgirls - Regional - Jim Reif

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Jim Reif’s drum set setup for Dreamgirls at the Village Theater in Seattle, Washington.

“The fun never stops and the train keeps on moving.”

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“I’m having a blast playing this show. It is mostly non-stop Motown R&B, Disco, and ballads. One thing that is key is the hi-hat work and a great sounding set of hats is important. This show has tons of 16th note hi-hat parts at various tempos. In the first act there are numerous numbers that are connected with a 16th note hi-hat pattern as underscore. The fun never stops and the train keeps on moving.”

Drums:
DW PDP 10” Maple Rack Tom
DW PDP 12” Maple Rack Tom
DW PDP 14" Maple Floor Tom
DW PDP 16" Maple Floor Tom
DW PDP 22" Maple Kick Drum
Ludwig 6-1/2” X 14" Snare

Cymbals:
Sabian 20" HH Ride
Sabian 16" HH Crash
Sabian 16" HH Crash
Sabian 18" HH Crash
Sabian 14" HH Medium Hi-Hats
Paiste 14" Signature Fast Crash

Pedals:
Tama Iron Cobra Hi-Hat Stand
DW 9000 Kick Pedal (I modified this pedal - I removed the stock footboard and installed a DW 8000 longboard)

Percussion:
LP Cowbell
LP Bongos
Timbales

See Alec Wilmart’s percussion set up for this production.

June 2017

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