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Chicago Jazz Archive | Antique Drum Equipment from the "Chicago" period

All items on this page are from the personal collection of Deborah Gillaspie, Curator of the Chicago Jazz Archive. They are not for sale.




Ludwig Black Beauty Trap Set

1924 Ludwig Black Beauty trap set with hand-painted calf head. Trap table is Leedy.


Ludwig Black Beauty: Back

Back of 1924 Ludwig trap set, Platz snare drum 1900-1910.


snowshoe cymbal


"Snowshoe" or "Charleston" cymbal, which came before both the lowboy and the hi-hat. Date unknown, probably 1910's.




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