World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Premier Percussion

Article Id: WHEBN0001493832
Reproduction Date:

Title: Premier Percussion  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Premier (disambiguation), Drum kit, Nicko McBrain, List of marimba manufacturers, The Who's musical equipment
Collection: Percussion Instrument Manufacturing Companies
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Premier Percussion

Premier Music International Ltd
Private
Industry Musical instruments
Founded 1922 (1922)
Founder Albert Della Porta and George Smith
Headquarters Kibworth, Leicestershire, England
Worldwide
Products Drum kits
percussion instruments
Website premier-percussion.com

Premier Music International Limited is an English distibutor of drum kits and percussion instruments manufactured elsewhere.

History

In 2012 Premier began moving the production of its higher end products back to the UK.

Noteworthy drums

Drum lines

Elite Series (1970s)

Resonator Series

Black Shadow - A unique run of the Resonator series with a specially applied lacquer finish

Projector Series

Signia Series

Signia Marquis Series

Genista (original 90s version used only birch)

Gen X (4ply maple/2ply birch)

Artist Series

Series Elite (Maple/Birch/Gen-X Hybrid)

One series drums - unique one off kits and snares named of British towns and places of interest

Modern Classic drums


Snare drums

2000 Snare

Royal Ace Snare

Carmine Appice Signature Snare

Project One Snare

2005 Snare

Modern Classic Snares

XC Series - part of the 90th anniversary line.


Other

Gordon Mann 1 Wing Pipes and Drums


Early Premier drums were mostly made of 3-ply birch, with reinforcing hoops as was common with most drums from that period.

In the 1960s Ludwig, Rogers and Slingerland were being sold in greater number than Premier drums. This decrease in popularity, despite Premier's equal quality, was only temporary and Premier continues to produce quality drums today.

For some years during the mid-1970s, Premier began using African Mahogany in their drum construction. Premier drums from that period were mostly made of three-ply mahogany with beech wood reinforcing hoops (or glue rings.) True mahogany from Khaya Nyasica, Africa have an

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.