Gear

  • Pearl Masters Studio 22, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16
  • Yamaha Recording Custom 20, 10, 12, 14
  • Ludwig Questlove Signature kit 16, 10, 14
  • Remo 90′s kit 20, 10, 12, 14
  • Premier Royale 70′s kit 22, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16
  • Tama Mike Portnoy Sig Snare 14×5.5
  • Yamaha RC Snare 14×6
  • Ludwig Questlove Snare 14×5
  • Juggs Steel Snare 14×6.5
  • Remo Steel Snare 14×6.5
  • Zildjian A Custom 8, 10 splashes. Mastersound Hats 14. 16 Projection Crash, 18 Crash, 19 Projection Crash
  • Zildjian Vintage A Fast Hats 14
  • Paiste Rude 20 Ride, Formula 606 Vintage 20 Ride, 14 Swiss Flanger Stack
  • Sabian AAX 16

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Fave Sticks:

Pro Mark 5b – Preferred weight and feel, comfort in any style, The fully balanced and creatively responsive choice

Vic Firth Danny Carey Sig – Solid feel, comfortable, remarkably easy to articulate, extended range of heaviness, top volume choice

Vater Josh Freese Sig – Precision feel, full dynamic range, clarity, often opt for in the studio, goto for lively gigs in small/medium live venues

Vater 5a Sugar Maple – Delicate response, light as a feather feel, creatively subtle choice