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Vic Firth SMAPTS Corpsmaster Multi-Tenor John Mapes Tenor Drumsticks

Tip provides increased surface area and durability for an unbelievable sound that lasts! Elongated taper and overall length provides additional comfort for the most current multi-tenor drum set-ups.

DETAILS:

Tip provides increased surface area and durability for an unbelievable sound that lasts! Elongated taper and overall length provides additional comfort for the most current multi-tenor drum set-ups. A full tip shape, molded from black nylon, provides both increased surface area and durability for an unbelievable sound that lasts! The hickory shaft generates a great response from the drums and a deep, dark sound quality is produced. The elongated taper and overall length provides additional comfort for the most current multi-tenor drum set-ups. John Mapes is a marching percussion designer and educator who has achieved an unprecedented 29 WGI medals since 2005. In addition to his successes in competitive indoor percussion – which include leading Chino Hills High School and Pulse Percussion to 5 World Championships – John is incredibly active in Drum Corps International. In 2013, John joined the design team of the Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps as battery arranger. Previously, he worked with Blue Devils B and Esperanza Drum and Bugle Corps. As a long-time Vic Firth artist, I have played and taught with all of the sticks and mallets available,” says Mapes. “While teaching, there were certain sticks that produced the sound I most desired. However, that did not always mean that they had the feel that our performers preferred. Combining the desired sound and the feel became the focus of a product I knew could be a great addition to the Vic Firth catalog.”

  • Built for durability and playability for multi-tenor drum set-ups
  • Features a longer taper and a bit of extra length for great rebound and reach
  • Crafted from premium USA Hickory

SPECS:

  • Diameter - .697"
  • Length - 16.75"
  • Taper - Medium

STICK:

  • Series - Corpsmaster Tenor
  • Surface Coating - Lacquer
  • Material - Hickory

TIP:

  • Tip Shape - Disc