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Concert - Orchestral - Drumset

For 25 years, Black Swamp snare drums have been the standard to which all others are measured. Taking his considerable experience as a designer, craftsman, and performer, Black Swamp Percussion founder Eric Sooy blends multiple disciplines to create snare drums that are sonically and visually superior. Designed and crafted by musicians in Michigan, USA.



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The world's most definitive orchestral snare drum. 

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Speak with unparalleled clarity and articulation.

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The industry's original integrated trio snare system.

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Drumset snare drums for the discerning player.

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Pro10 Studio™

Progressive Tension in a "set it and forget it" design. 

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Field Drums

True field drum punch, presence, and rumble.

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Concert Maple

A real concert drum sound at an affordable price.

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Snare Systems


Shell Options

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Which Drum is Right for You?


We admit...there's A LOT to consider when purchasing a snare drum: size, strainer option, personal preference, price and more. Click the link below to view our snare drum buying guide and let us help!

Wood Drum Dampener

Designed With the Planet in Mind

Our more sustainable drum dampener is constructed from lumber cut offs collected during our Unibody solid shell manufacturing, and fully repurposed into a beautiful new percussion accessory item.

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