Drum Review/Demo: Tama Starclassic Walnut/Birch Shell Pack

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Shared August 2, 2019

When Tama first announced the discontinuation of its much-celebrated Starclassic Bubinga/Birch series, there was some consternation among fans of the legendary Japanese brand. The bubinga/birch drums were loved by a heavy contingent of pros and amateurs alike, and I know quite a few drummers who personally expressed their disappointment that the B/B drums wouldn’t be produced anymore. Enter the Starclassic Walnut/Birch series.

Tama shipped over a four-piece Starclassic Walnut/Birch shell pack with a 22" x 16" bass drum, 10" x  8" and 12" x  9" toms, and 16" x 14" floor tom in Lacquer Phantasm Oyster finish (a dope name that is indeed a stunning lacquer finish) for us to check out. How does it stack up to its predecessor?

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