Why is Ludwig Black Beauty so popular?
The Ludwig Black Beauty is a classic drum that every drummer should own. They are super versatile and have been the snare sound on so many hit records. They rock, they pop, they country, they funk, they are great on ballads, and can take many different drumhead combinations.
Who uses a Ludwig Black Beauty?
The Ludwig Black Beauty snare is probably one of the most-recorded snare drums in history. Although there are too many credits to list, the Black Beauty has been used by everyone from Jeff Porcaro to Steve Smith, and is still the go-to snare for many drummers and recording studios.
What is a Ludwig Black Beauty made of?
One of the primary reasons Ludwig is “The Most Famous Name On Drums” is the legendary Black Beauty Snare Drum. The drum is constructed of a single sheet of brass that is machine drawn into a seamless beaded shell.