|My Impact concert tom kit as seen in Weird Al's "Money For Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies" video from 1989. The fiberglass shells were a cutaway type design that gave them almost a square look from the front. People also mistook these for North or Staccato drums, even though they don't scoop forward.
Photo: Byron J. Cohen
|Chris Allen's Ludwig Vistalite kit in Tequila Sunrise, pattern A (he later added 6 and 8" toms to make a full Octa-Plus set.) Chris says it is "easily the most eye-catching kit I have ever owned."
Photo courtesy Chris Allen
|Although not a catalog item, Drum Workshop had no qualms about making this concert tom kit in 2011.|
|One of several kits owned and played by Karen Carpenter, restored for Richard Carpenter by Todd Trent.
Photo: Rob Shanahan
|Karen's Jelly Bean Vistalite kit, restored for Richard Carpenter by Todd Trent.
Photo: Rob Shanahan
|Carl Palmer's custom concert tom kit, used on ELP's WELCOME BACK MY FRIENDS and BRAIN SALAD SURGERY albums and tours.|
Source: "The Drum Book" by Geoff Nicholls
|Oingo Boingo's John "Vatos" Hernandez at the US Festival in 1983, with his DW concert toms & single-headed kick.|
Source: Screen grab from YouTube
|Jon Solomonson's Quadra-Plus kit, c1979. Dig the Farrah Fawcett poster on the wall!
Photo: Jon Solomonson
|Phil Collins' Pearl BLX Birch kit, used on Genesis' and Phil's 1982-3 tours. The kit is currently owned by Graham Collins... no relation.
Photo: Graham Collins and Rhythm Magazine
|Although not original as a kit, I got these stainless steel toms from original owner Vik Foxx, who bought them in the '70s.
Photo: Bermuda Schwartz
|Paul McCartney's "Coming Up" video features Paul playing all of the musicians, including the drummer behind a kit with these Pearl concert toms.
Video ©1980, MPL Communications Ltd.
|Jeremy Esposito's cool Slingerlands that were used on Judy Collins' "Judith" tour around 1976. Anyone know who the drummer on that tour was?
Photo: Jeremy Esposito
||Taylor Hawkins' with Foo Fighters and his Gretsch kit, complete with single-headed floor toms.
Top photo: Jane Donald
|David Kurdelak of Fool's Paradise commissioned this lovely Scandinavian Birch Sonor kit based on Nicko McBrain's kit from the 1985 Iron Maiden World Slavery Tour.
Photo courtesy SonorMuseum.com
|Dunnett Stainless Steel kit with four lovely-sounding toms!
Photo: Ronn Dunnett