This light, tight, and customized setup comes from Steve Fruda, from Norwalk, Connecticut, who decided to downsize after a few seasons of nonstop wedding gigs with his New York City–based band, the Elements. The early-2000s Premier Artist Heritage Club kit includes a 5.5x13 snare, a 6x10 rack tom, an 11x13 floor tom, and an 8x20 bass drum, and the entire setup fits into three compact bags.

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