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Blackbird Drums

We are very excited to offer for rental, the best vintage drums available anywhere in the world for recording. We also have a wide variety of modern kits for recording or live application. These drums are also available for video and photo shoots.

Our collection is hand-picked and meticulously maintained by our in house drum tech with over 35 years of recording and touring experience.  As our owner says, "Every great recording starts with a great drum sound." Now you can get the "Blackbird Sound."

*Kits starting at $150 per day!

Just some of what we offer that you can't find elsewhere:

  • Over 140 unique snare drums. (Including several 1920's Ludwig brass, Black Beauty, and Supraphonic)
  • 1950's Gretsch Kits.
  • 1960's Ludwig Kits.
  • Modern Kits from Craviotto, Yamaha, and more.
  • A wide variety of cymbals, percussion, and hardware.
  • Local delivery, set up, and tuning.
  • Custom microphone and gear packages for drum recording.
  • In house drum tech with over 35 years of experience.
  • Consulting online or in person. On site tech service.

Here are some of our favorite drums. Click on the pictures for more details.

50's Gretsch Blue Sparkle Kit


Camco / Joyful Noise Snare


Gretsch 1980's Burnt Orange

WFL 1950' Gold Sparkle