found a source that had what I wanted. Vintage Drum Center has
the best selection in vintage snare drums in the U.S.A. I purchased
four outstanding Ludwig brass tube-lug 1920 &1930 snare
drums - they're the best!"
-John "JR" Robinson
Los Angeles studio legend; drummer with Barbara Streisand;
studio drummer for: Michael Jackson, Steve Winwood, Quincy Jones,
Lionel Richie; producer/writer
impossible to get more qualified and personalized attention
from any other place. The care that Vintage Drum Center takes
matching each customer with the desired product makes all
Drummer for the Pat Matheny Group, Michael Brecker, John
of my work is playing with big bands and acts from the big band
era. With the 1940's Radio King snare drum I purchased from
Vintage Drum Center, I feel I am playing a legendary instrument
with legendary performers. This drum sings over the woodwinds
and cracks with the brass... there's nothing like it!"
Freelance performer/recording artist with: The Tribute to
Benny Goodman Orchestras, Jimmy Dorsey, Charlie Spivak, Bob
service and selection at Vintage Drum Center are outstanding.
The drums and cymbal I purchased sound great and fit all my
needs. With Ned, a gent's a gent, and a pro's a pro, it's premium
Percussion instructor: Julliard School of Music, Yale University;
regular guest: NY Philharmonic, Imperio Serrano Escola de Samba
- Rio de Janiero; studio musician
60's Gretsch kit looks brand new and sounds incredible. Ned
deals with very high quality stuff. He is an amazing source
of knowledge on great old drums and will work with you to get
the sound you are looking for."
studio drummer and performing artist
Ingberman worked out a creative way for me to get the drums
I wanted. I trust him 100%. He stands behind what he says."
Director: School for Musical Performance, Brooklyn, NY
became sold out to the vintage sound while touring and recording
with the 'king' of vintage gear himself, Lenny Kravitz. Recently,
I bought a 5 1/2" X 14" late 50's Leedy Shelly Manne
from Vintage Drum Center Words cannot describe the sound of
this snare - it's music to my ears! Ned really knows what he's
selling - he knows drums. And Vintage Drum Center's collection
is amazing! Do yourself a favor and purchase a piece of history
from someone with the knowledge and experience that Ned has.
You'll be glad you did."
-Zoro the Drummer
Lenny Kravitz, Bobby Brown, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons,
Jody Watley, New Edition
drums I bought from the Vintage Drum Center far exceeded my
expectations; they were in pristine condition. I think Ned Ingberman
has the finest quality snare drums available anywhere. Ned helped
me find the drums that suit my individual sound."
Engineer/staff percussionist: Dreamland Recording Studio,
search was over with just one phone call to Vintage Drum Center.
The vintage snare drum I purchased was exactly what I needed
to compliment my set ups. Ned's extensive knowledge is a wonderful
help to anyone looking for the special sound of a vintage drum!
And the photo-filled catalog is very educational and entertaining!"
drums/percussion: Hollywood Bowl Orchestra