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Drummer/Guitar Amp Guru Jim Marshall Passes

Jim Marshall, known as “the father of loud” for his introduction of the guitar amp bearing his name, passed away on April 5 after a series of health issues, the most recent being a battle with cancer. A player, teacher,…

Apr 5, 2012

Natal Ash, Birch, Bubinga, and Maple Drumsets

Natal Drums was established in London in 1965 and focused primarily on congas and bongos. Around the same time, Jim Marshall, a drummer and also the founder of Marshall Amplification, owned a drum shop where he sold Natal percussion. In…

Feb 28, 2012