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bass drum

a large shallow drum of low and indefinite pitch
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Later, during the 1920s and 1930s, high-hat cymbals - at first less than one foot high and called low boys (Papa Joe Jones told me in 1981 that he invented the longer rod which brought the high hat to its present, aptly named height, but the Leedy drum company stole his idea and took all the rewards) - bass drum pedals, manufactured mounted and floor tom-toms, and larger cymbals came to be included in the drumset.
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Joey Jordison who is famous for simultaneously playing two bass drums, has been voted the best drummer in the last 25 years in a UK poll.
Recorded with producers Steve Powell and Ian Grimble, Willow She Weeps was recorded by Power on vocals, guitars and basses, with one-time La's drummer Nick Miniski on bass drums and handclaps - no hi-hats or snares here.
It won't be hard for those who remember the chain from its 1970s heyday, where waiters dressed in turn-of-the-century garb beat bass drums, cranked sirens and lugged in massive 10-person desserts on stretchers.
During a slow-slip earthquake, he suggests, an oceanic plate lubricated by soft ocean sediments slides under an adjoining plate relatively slowly, This produces a seismic spectrum rich in long-period waves, like a piece of music full of cellos and bass drums.
My caterwauling cat I HAVE every respect for those who take an obvious delight in playing the bagpipes, kettles and big bass drums and those who enjoy and applaud the skirl, rattle and thud.
The quiet campus was transformed into a cacophony of snare drums, chimes, symbols and bass drums.