Known for their complex arrangements, their incredible amount of layers of music in their studio versions of songs, and Corgan’s unique vocals, the Smashing Pumpkins took the music industry by storm in the early to mid-1990s.As a founding member, Jimmy Chamberlin is an integral part to the band´s sound that has made the Smashing Pumpkins one of the most successful Indie Bands of all time. His technical yet beautifully delicate playing brings the perfect sphere for melodic voice of Billy Corgan.
For most of his professional career Jimmy has been playing Yamaha Drums and states
“Yamaha has always been part of my sound. Yamaha drums are the sound on my biggest records and the accompaniment to my biggest and proudest musical moments. They are the way that I hear drums. The versatility of Yamaha drums continues to be unmatched by any other brand. I’ve tried other drums and have come to the conclusion that, although many drums do a few things well, only Yamaha does all types of music great. These days, the scope of the music that I play is such that I need an instrument that can take me from small jazz club to arena to festival. Yamaha is that instrument.!“
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Absolute Hybrid Maple
The answer to the question is drums that give you the sound you need, whenever you need it.Tonal requirements vary among drummers, differ with dynamics, and change, from band to band, song to song, moment to moment. With the Absolute Hybrid Series drums, Yamaha has succeeded in addressing this, with a drum set that possesses an extraordinary degree of expressive power, allowing drummers to pursue a level of expression that perhaps they've not experience before in their other drums. These drums offer a wide dynamic range that allows them to respond accurately to each and every stroke, and follow changes in dynamics, nuance, and touch, letting you play what you want to play.Other Colors Available