After I had played the Pearls for about a year, I wanted a kit with more projection and found a Drouyn drum kit, with Paiste cymbals, advertised locally. Drouyn drums were made in Brisbane. The colour was the same as this bass drum: It was an amazing kit. I looked for one many times after […]

My First Drum kit Was A Pearl My brother and I in the backyard. Fairly sure the kit was a Pearl. Whatever it was, the floor tom was pre-international, meaning it needed calf heads. Ouch. My poor mother. My Pearl drums story. Pearl was founded by Katsumi Yanagisawa, who began manufacturing music stands on April […]