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Versatile New “Pop To Bop” Component Pack For Saturn Series

United States
16 May 2008 — Mapex announced its plans to release it’s new 6-piece Saturn Series “Pop to Bop” Component Pack designed to be a multipurpose set for players that play multiple styles of music. The set includes a 22x18 Bass Drum, 10x8 and 12x9 tom toms and a 14x14 and 16x16 floor toms. In addition, the “Pop to Bop” pack comes with a 20x16 Bass Drum to accommodate players that play jazz in addition to pop or rock music.

The 22-inch Bass Drum supports a traditional 2-up, 2-down set-up.

“There are a lot of players out there that will play jazz one night a week and have a rock or pop gig three nights a week,” explains Joe Hibbs, Mapex USA Artist Relations and Product Development Manager. “These player need more than one drum set to suit their needs and the Pop to Bop allows them the option of three popular configurations from one component pack.”

The Pop to Bop Toms are equipped with REMO Coated Ambassador Batter heads.

The Pop to Bop Component pack can be set up as a six-piece pop set using the 22, 10, 12, 14 and 16 or a 4-piece jazz set-up by using the 20, 10 and 14. The 12 can also be added to the 20, 10, 14 for even more versatility.

For the traditional jazzer, throw the 20, 10 and 14 in the back and you’re good to go.

Pop to Bop toms are equipped with Remo® Coated Ambassador batter heads. Snare drums and hardware are sold separately. The Saturn Pop to Bop Component Pack (SW628XUNL) is only available in Mapex’s most popular Gloss Natural finish and its MSRP is $2,865.99.

Mapex’s Saturn is the company’s most popular professional touring drum series. Its ultra-thin 5.1mm shells are constructed with four plies of maple and two plies of premium walnut for incredible resonance and projection.
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