Tama Starphonic Brass 14in x 6in Snare Drum


A brass snare of Japanese delight!

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Tama Starphonic Brass 14″ x 6″ Snare Drum

The Tama Starphonic Brass 14″ x 6″ Snare Drums yet another masterpiece from Tama’s stable of snare drums. Crafted with their usual precision and designed to deliver a sonic experience only associated with a quality brass shell, this snare drum is going to be one of those hard-to-resist drums for lovers of all things brass. So what makes it so good? Well take a look at what the excellent Nick D’Virgilio has to say about it…

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Our thanks again go to the Sweetwater YouTube channel in the US of A for making such a useful publicly shared video!

Exceptional Resonance and Projection

At the heart of the Tama Starphonic Brass snare drum lies a slightly thicker 1.2mm rolled-brass shell. This carefully engineered shell is the secret behind the drum’s rich, warm resonance and sharp projection. Whether you’re playing in an intimate jazz club or rocking out on a massive stage, this snare drum delivers a full-bodied sound that speaks back at you in many different tongues….

Grooved Hoop for Added Character

Want a bit of groove in ya hoop? Well, one of the stand-out features of this snare drum is the 10-hole grooved hoop  with an innovative design which not only enhances the drum’s aesthetics, but also contributes to its distinctive sound. The grooved hoop adds character and depth to your playing, allowing your beats to cut through the mix with clarity and precision. It’s a testament to the attention to detail that Tama has poured into every aspect of this drum’s construction.

Wide Frequency and Tuning Range

The Tama Starphonic Brass snare drum boasts an exceptionally wide frequency and tuning range. This means that you have complete control over your sound. Whether you prefer a deep, thunderous thud or a crisp, tight snap, this snare drum can do it all. By simply adjusting the tuning and Snappy Snares, you can explore a vast sonic landscape and find the perfect tone for your music.

Versatile Across Musical Styles

One of the defining qualities of the Tama Starphonic Brass snare drum is its versatility. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a jazz virtuoso, a rock powerhouse, or a funk maestro – this snare drum will complement your musical style and playing situation effortlessly. Its ability to adapt to various genres makes it a valuable addition to any drummer’s arsenal.

Precision Hardware and Strainer

The attention to detail doesn’t stop with the shell. The hardware on the Tama Starphonic Brass snare drum is equally impressive. The chrome hardware finish not only adds a touch of elegance, but also ensures the drum’s durability. The Freedom lug system is a testament to Tama’s commitment to innovation, providing easy and precise tuning adjustments.

The Linear-Drive strainer and detachable butt is another stand-out feature. It allows for quick and precise snare wire adjustments, ensuring that you can fine-tune your sound on the fly. Whether you need a tight snare response or a loose, sensitive feel, this snare drum has you covered.

Premium Snare Wire

To top it all off, the Tama Starphonic Brass snare drum comes equipped with the MS20RL14C snare wire. This high-quality snare wire ensures consistent and reliable snare response, enhancing your overall drumming experience. Never underestimate the importance of a decent set of snare wires!

If you’re looking for a brass shelled snare drum, there are plenty out there, but Tama have a history of making exceptional brass snare drums so why go elsewhere when a shell of Japanese delight can give you more than enough to work with? At such a reasonable price, you’ve got nowt to lose!