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Vic Firth Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks  Wood 

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Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks feature an extra long taper and tear drop tip for enhanced cymbal response. Beefed-up shaft for extra power. ...Read More

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Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks feature an extra long taper and tear drop tip for enhanced cymbal response. Beefed-up shaft for extra power. In hickory. L=16", Dia.=.575".

One of jazz's greatest drumming talents came up with the design for this stick!


He's played with everyone from Weather Report to Joni Mitchell. Now you can own his signature sticks.

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Vic FirthPeter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks
 
5.0

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  • Good quality (4)
  • Improves sound (4)
  • Functional (3)

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5.0

Exceptional Stick!

By Drum Nerd

from Tehachapi, CA

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Vic Firth Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks:

      The ride cymbal clarity is beautiful with this stick; feels wonderful! Does what it's described to do. If it's designed by Erskine, you can't go wrong!

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      5.0

      Nice set of sticks

      By Paiste-fan

      from R.I.,USA

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

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          Comments about Vic Firth Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks:

          Great sound, very jazzy feel... This is a 'go-to' set of jazz/funk/blues sticks, no question.

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          5.0

          solid stick

          By rs

          from Eastern PA, USA

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          Pros

          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Vic Firth Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks:

              The small tips provide a lighter ping; this is a nice addition to my tonal options. Short taper shaft puts a little more weight forward so there's still some power behind the stroke.

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              5.0

              I love these sticks!

              By Greg Allsop

              from NH

              About Me Professional Musician

              Pros

              • Balance Feel Durability

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Country Jazz Light Rock

              Comments about Vic Firth Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks:

              The balance is great. Easy to force a crisp sound with only the fingers and wrist. The tips are very durable for wooden ones. Its the only type of sticks that I use now.

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              5.0

              Great stick!

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              By Mr.K

              from Lake Ann, MI.

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              Pros

              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Vic Firth Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks:

                This is a great, well balanced stick for all kinds of music. I play primarily blues and jazz and these sticks are easy on the hands, provide a wonderful cymbal sound and hold up well. I have been using them for well over five years...will use nothing else on drum set.

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                5.0

                The perfect jazz stick.

                By Will Sabol

                from Houston, TX

                Comments about Vic Firth Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks:

                Try it and you won't go back. I first bought them as a joke, but it said "Ride Stick" on the side, but its amazingly true. these sticks are awesome.
                The elongated acorn tip make cymbals sound amazing! Any ride will sound better when played with this stick.
                As with any wood tip stick, the tips chip and break easily on these sticks, which can be a down side. but it hasn't stopped me from using this stick exclusively for jazz.
                You literally can't go wrong.

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                5.0

                A perfect, all-around stick!

                By Winged Wheel Watcher

                from Ann Arbor, MI

                Comments about Vic Firth Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks:

                I agree with everyone below. These sticks have a great feel and the balance on them feels so natural. These aren't just for jazz, in fact they are almost (to me) a little heavy for jazz (thicker than a 5A). Although I certainly use them for jazz, sometimes I like a lighter stick for a lighter touch. Where these really shine though is their versatility. I play in a power-pop/rock band, and this is my stick of choice for that band. They hold up well, and you can really hit hard with these when needed, but still maintain a great feel and balance point, without using heavier sticks. From jazz, to big band to rock and anything else you can think of, these truly are the perfect "go to" stick. I can't imagine a musical style where you coudn't use them (ok, maybe drum corps) but that's about it!

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                5.0

                Perfect Stick

                By Dlo321

                from Undisclosed

                Comments about Vic Firth Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks:

                I have experimented with numerous kinds of sticks. I've gone from Zildjian, to Pro-Mark, to Vater, and now to Vic Firth. No doubt that these Peter Erskine Ride Sticks are the best they have. Perfect for all styles of music. I know it is a "ride" stick, but it feels good on everything on my kit (snare, 10, 12, 13,14, 16 inch toms, hi-hat, 16" 18" crash, 20" 22" ride, 18" EFX, and 2 splashes). You cannot go wrong with these sticks. They are extremely light weight, yet they have alot of power. BUY THESE STICKS

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                5.0

                Best feeling stick ever

                By Colby-7Bmvz

                from Lawrence KS

                Comments about Vic Firth Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks:

                Absolutely the best jazz stick on the market. I can't imagine how they could possibly improve this product. The rebound really allows the sticks to play on their own. Not to mention my A's and A Customs have never sounded better.

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                5.0

                perfect sticks

                By Anonymous

                from Undisclosed

                Comments about Vic Firth Peter Erskine Signature Ride Drumsticks:

                WOW, that pretty much sums it up. I have never heard a better cymbal sound in my life! Playing the ride is simply a great experience, they are lightweight and bouncy, perfect for jazz. I would not try to sound like Bonham with them (use SD1's). They are great for lighter playing and make all your cymbals sound great. Not to mention they also sound great on snares and toms.

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