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Tama 5.5x14 SLP Classic Dry Aluminum Snare Drum, from Tama

Don't let the metallic shell fool you, the 5.5"x14" Tama S.L.P. Classic Dry Aluminum Snare Drum is far from a shell pack throw-in. The 1.2mm aluminum shell and uniquely internal flanged edge deliver a new layer of crispness and resonance for a new take on a classic sound. 



Retail:  $499.98

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The Tama SLP Classic Dry Aluminum snare drum is new for 2017 and is part of the growing Sound LabProject or SLP for short. The SLP series of drums brings the best of the best in terms of sound and building materials at very reasonable prices.

A retro-style snare drum with a sleek look and crisp sound for the new generation. This TAMA SLP Classic Dry Aluminum snare drum gives you a distinctive sound that's ideal for straight-ahead jazz, fusion, classic funk, and latin styles. With its fat low bark and snappy crack, this 5.5 x 14" snare drum sings with a sweet and musical voice. Its Dry Aluminum shell brings out high overtones and sounds great under brushes or sticks. The distinctive blue brushed aluminum shell completes the package. Check out the Classic Dry Aluminum snare drum from Tama today.

Tama 5.5x14 SLP Classic Dry Aluminum Snare Drum Quick n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure drums specialist Barry Knain explains the various features of the Tama 5.5x14 SLP Classic Dry Aluminum Snare Drum, and tests it out in several different tuning ranges.

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Manufacturer's Description from Tama

This drum features a seamless 1.2 mm Aluminum shell with a center bead. The 8-lug Steel Mighty Hoops make for a crisp sound with short sustain. The vintage look and sound are reminiscent of the early years of popular aluminum snare drums.


About Manufacturer

Tama Drums is a brand of drum kits and hardware manufactured and marketed by the Japanese musical instrument company,Hoshino Gakki.


Tama SLP Dry Aluminum Snare Drum Features

  • 14 x 5.5" snare drum
  • 1.2mm Aluminum shell
  • Chrome hardware
  • 2.3mm Hoops
  • Superstar Lug (8-count)
  • 20 strand Starclassic Carbon Steel Snappy snares