I bought my first Yamaha kit in 2002 after only ever having owned vintage drums. I think Yamaha drums are so versatile, they sound great at any pitch and are excellent for any musical application. Their simple, functional design and attention to detail is what make Yamaha drums so reliable.
Felix Bloxsom is a versatile drummer equally at home in the worlds of pop, electronic and jazz music. Hailing from Sydney and long time resident of Los Angeles and NYC, Felix is now living in Melbourne. Along his travels, Felix has toured and recorded with artists such as Sia, Mika, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Empire Of The Sun, Bob Moses, Bag Raiders, Greg Osby, Paul Grabowsky, Barney Mcall and performances on Saturday Night Live, Late Show with David Letterman, Taratata, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Later... with Jools Holland.
In the years since its introduction, the Yamaha Maple Custom Series has become a standard by wich other drums are evaluated, Crafted of all-maple shells, the Maple Custom offers a sound that harkens to the rich and robust tones of collectible vintage drums, but with contemporary attack, projection, and consistent timbre from to drum to drum. The Maple Custom is now acknowledged as a classic of modern times.Other Colours Available