WeImprovise! is a work in progress, proof of concept, & labor of love. Find Out More.

Starclassic Bubinga Reserve Debuts [Summer NAMM 2008]

United States
English
Limited Edition Tama Set Features Gorgeous Smoky Satin Walnut Finish

2 Jul 2008 — Tama unveiled its second Starclassic Reserve limited edition drum collection at the Nashville NAMM Show. The gorgeous new high-end drums will feature Tama’s famous bubinga shells with an outer-ply of striking North American walnut. Carrying the long moniker of Starclassic Bubinga Reserve Smoky Satin Walnut, these collector’s dream drum sets will be available in two different configurations: a 5pc kit with a “compact” (relatively speaking) 18 x 20” bass drum, and a 6pc kit with a thunderous Ultra-Deep 20 x 22” bass drum. A 7 x 8” add-on tom and 14 x 16” add-on floor tom are also available.

Only 50 sets (total of both versions) will be available worldwide with less than 25 slated for the United States. Each kit comes with a TAMA Certificate of Authenticity.

Background. The 2008 Starclassic Bubinga Reserve is just the second Tama’s limited edition Starclassic Reserve drum sets. The first was The Starclassic Maple Reserve, which was displayed at the 2005 Summer NAMM Show in Indianapolis, IN. That set featured premium maple shells with an outer ply of rare curly maple.

SE62XV9SSW

  • SC Bubinga Reserve 6pc Kit
  • Shell Kit List Price: $7689.99
  • 20 x 22” BD without tom mount
  • 8 x10” TT with Star-Cast mount
  • 9 x 12” TT with Star-Cast mount
  • 12 x 14” FT
  • 14 x 16” FT
  • 6.5 x 14” SD



SE50V9SSW

  • SC Bubinga Reserve 5pc Kit
  • Shell Kit List Price: $6079.99
  • 18 x 20” BD without tom mount
  • 8 x10” TT with Star-Cast mount
  • 9 x 12” TT with Star-Cast mount
  • 12 x 14” FT
  • 5.5 x 14” SD
  • Available Add-On Drums



SET0807V9SSW

  • 7 x 8” tom tom with Star-Cast mount
  • List Price: $720.00
  • SE1614V9SSW
  • 14 x 16” floor tom
  • List Price: $1385.00


Starclassic Performer B/B – Hybrid Drums Get More Kits [Summer NAMM 2008]
Previous Entry
Starclassic Performer B/B – Hybrid Drums Get More Kits [Summer NAMM 2008]

2 Jul 2008 — New and flashy finishes are definitely the number one attribute that entices drummers to come over and look at a set. Sound and response are what gets them to stay. Which is why size, or rather, having the right sizes, matters. …

Walnut Is Tops. Soundgear Limited Edition Models [Summer NAMM 2008]
Next Entry
Walnut Is Tops. Soundgear Limited Edition Models [Summer NAMM 2008]

2 Jul 2008 — What has allowed the Ibanez Soundgear Models, not merely to survive into their 21st year, but to flourish, was the groundbreaking combination of comfortable curvaceous body, active electronics and a thinner, fast-playing 24-fre …

Patreon Logo, Become A Patron

Help support WeImprovise! for as little as $5/€5/£5 per month via Patreon Patreon.