Backline Rentals – Studio Instruments

Approximately 400 instruments in the collection are available for private instruction and for personal use.  Most of these instruments may also be rented; please contact me for more information, or click here for pdf

jeffreyhvick@gmail.com

Instruments have been provided for:

  • Billings Symphony Orchestra
    • Pulse Percussion Trio
  • Bozeman Symphony Orchestra
  • Ellen Theatre
    • Kingston Trio
    • Montana TheatreWorks
  • Great Falls Symphony
    • Pink Martini
  • Helena Symphony
  • MSU-Bozeman School of Music
  • Tippet Rise Performing Arts Center
  • Warren Miller Performing Arts Center
    • Eighth Blackbird

Concert Percussion:

MalletInstruments

  • Marimba: 4.3-octave Marimba One Soloist, 39″ height to accidentals
  • Vibraphone: Musser M45 “One Nighter”

  • Xylophone: 4-octave Deagan #264 “Artist Special”
  • Gongs:
    • 31″ Wuhan Chau
    • 22″ Wuhan Feng (Wind)
    • 8″, 10″ & 17.5″ Wuhan Chau
    • Peking Opera Gong

  • Chimes: 1.25″ Chrome, 1.25 octaves (C-E), homemade frame & damper system (NOTE: Accidentals are further away from Naturals than a standard setup_

  • Crotales: Sabian Low & High Octaves, 13 notes each set

  • Xylophone: 2.5-octave pit xylophone, Adams Zelon bars, homemade frame
  • Glockenspiel: Musser M-645, 2.5 octave, steel bars

  • Timpani: Yamaha Symphonic Series, smooth copper bowls, 23″, 26″, 26″, 29″, 29″, 32″, Remo Renaissance heads
  • Timpani: Slingerland, fiberglass bowls, 26″, 26″, 29″, Remo Renaissance heads

SDbells

  • Pearl Philharmonic Series 6.5 x 14″ Snare Drum, rosewood shell (limited edition of 30 made)
  • Pearl 6.5 x 14″ Snare Drum, brass shell
  • Gladstone-Lang 5 x 14″ Snare Drum
  • Concert Bass Drums: Pearl 36″ Concert Bass Drum, Slingerland 14 x 30″ Bass Drum
  • Ludwig 4 x 14 Snare Drum, 1920 “Elite” model
  • Ludwig 6.5 x 14 Snare Drum, Hammered Bronze, updated P-88 strainer
  • Pearl FFX-105 12″ x 14″ Marching Snare Drum
  • Snare Drums (Assorted Vintage (1920’s-1970’s): Ludwig, Leedy, Slingerland, Pan American with wood, metal, or Vistalite shells
  • other Gretsch, Ludwig, Pearl, Yamaha snare drums
  • Tenor Drums
    • Leedy 10″ x 14″
    • Ludwig 10″ x 14″, wood hoops
    • Premier 12″ x 16″
    • Rogers 8″ x 12″
  • Pearl Concert Toms (8″, 10″, 12″, 13″, 14″, 15″) & stands
  • Castanets (Black Swamp, with mounting machine)
  • Tambourine
    • Grover 10″ double row w/Phosphor Bronze jingles
    • Egyptian Riq, 9″
    • Turkish 13″
    • 10″ Weiss
    • 6″ Weiss
    • Wurlitzer Theatre Organ Tambourine, 14×7″
  • Triangles
    • Abel – 6″
    • Grover – 6″Super Overtone
    • Grover Bronze – 4″, 5″, 7″
    • Leedy-Wurlitzer – 8.5″
    • Unknown – 4″, 5″
  • Miller Machines (triangle, finger cymbal, Grover Pro)
  • Orchestral Cymbals:
    • Sabian 17″ HH Viennese Crash Cymbals, pair
    • Sabian 19″ AA Orchestral Viennese Crash Cymbals, pair
    • 15″ A. Zildjian Orchestral Suspended Cymbal
    • 15″ K. Zildjian Constantinople suspended cymbals (two)

Drum Sets:

  • Ludwig Vistalite, clear (1970’s): 5×14″ snare 8×12″, 9×13″, 16×16″ toms, 14×22″ bass drum
  • Ludwig, black wrap finish: 9×12″, 10×13″, 16×16″ toms, 16×22″ bass drum
  • Pearl Export, black wrap finish (1980’s): 8×12″, 9×13″, 16×16″ toms, 16×22″ bass drum
  • Slingerland, white wrap finish, black painted hoops: 8×12″, 9×13″, 16×16″ toms, 14×22″ bass drum

Cymbals:

  • 10″ Sabian AA Splash
  • 13″ Dream China
  • 14″ A. Zildjian Light Hi-Hat (2 sets)
  • 15″ A. Zildjian Thin Crash
  • 15″ A. Zildjian Thin Fast Crash
  • 18″ A. Zildjian Crash-Ride w/rivets
  • 18″ A. Zildjian Medium Thin Crash
  • 20″ A. Zildjian Medium Ride (w/holes for rivets)
  • 20″ A. Zildjian Flat Top Ride
  • 20″ A. Zildjian China Boy High
  • 20″ A. Zildjian Medium Ride (small crack near bell)
  • 22″ A. Zildjian Ping Ride

World Percussion:

  • Atarigane w/two Shumoku (deer horn mallets)
  • Balafon
  •  Balinese:
    • Gamelan Gender Wayang (set of four)
    • Angklung (bamboo rattles – three sets)
    • Cluster Bells
    • Rincik
    • Tingklik (bamboo xylophone)
    • Hindu Temple Bell
  • Bodhran (Remo 16″ with Fiberskyn 3 head)
  • Bones (wooden spoons)
  •  Bongos:
    • Toca – Limited Edition, purple finished oak shells, gold hardware
    • Toca – oak shells, chrome hardware
  • Brazilian:
    • Berimbau
    • Caxixi
    • Cuica
    • Ganza: Torelli TG561 aluminum shaker
    • Pandeiro: Original, w/black plastic frame)
    • Tambourim: 6″ Torelli, 6″ Franco
    • Reco-Reco
    • Repenique
  • Clappers (Moroccan – metal)
  •  Congas:
    • Toca, 11″ & 11.75″ pair
    • LP Aspire, 10″ & 11″ pair
    • 10″ Gope
  • Devil Chaser: made in India, two split bamboo tubes
  • Djembe: 16″ Remo Tunable, earth finish
  • Doumbek: 10″ stamped nickel
  • Darbuka: 10″ Istanbul Mehmet, metal shell
  • Didgeridoo: 72″ cactus, wax mouthpiece
  • Elephant Bells (5)
  •  Kalimbas:
    • Hugh Tracey AMI Treble
    • Hugh Tracey AMI Alto
    • Hugh Tracey AMI African-Tuned Karimba
  • other African gourd kalimbas, Balafon, toms
  • Monkey Drums: 2″ red & black; 3″ tan/natural wood; 6″ red
  • Native American Frame Drum: 16″ Taos Pueblo w/two tone mallet
  • Singing Bowls (6.5″ = B6; 8.5″ = -C#4)
  • Sistrum
  • Talking Drum: 8″ x 19″, made in Ghana
  • Timbales (Pearl Premiero – pair)
  • To’ere (rosewood slit drums from Polynesia): 12″, 16″
  • West African log slit drum
  • Wooden Frogs: Indonesian, one large, one small

Metals:

  • Anvil
  • Assorted Agogo Bells (LP double, Gope triple)
  • Baoding (meditation) Balls
  • Brake Drums (several sizes & pitches available: G5, G#5, A5, A#5, C#6)
  • Cowbells:
    • LP Standard
    • LP Mambo
    • LP Rock
    • LP Timbale
    • Pearl Standard
  • Finger Cymbals (Zildjian heavy, Saroyan-Turkish, Tibetian brass bells, Balinese)
  • Sleigh Bells
  • Spring Coil (automobile)
  • Steel Plate

Wood:

  • Cajon (Meinl)
  • Toca Temple Blocks (7)
  • Grover Woodblocks (medium maple, large maple)
  • Japanese piccolo blocks (three)
  • Claves (LP large rosewood; traditional wood pair)
  • Guiros (LP 243; traditional wood fish; small gourd)
  • Sambago Bells (LP plastic blocks)
  • Slap Sticks (Carroll Sound whip; Steve Weiss slapstick)

Shakers:

  • assorted Maracas
  • Afuche/Cabasa (LP large)
  • Egg Shakers: Torelli (four – red, yellow, blue, black)
  • EGGZ Shakers (two)
  • LP Pro Shekere, others options also available
  • Rainsticks (four different sizes/options)
  • Raspador (LP Multi-Guiro)

Sound Effects:

  • Artillery shell gong (57mm brass casing)
  • Bell Tree: Carroll Sound, wood frame
  • Bicycle Horns
  • Bird & Game Calls (cricket, crow, cuckoo, duck, elk, nightingale, owl)
  • Bosun whistle
  • Bottles (glass, one octave)
  • Bulb Horns
  • Bull roarers
  • Clock Chime – Brass Plate, 8×12″ F#5)
  • Conch shell
  • Firebells (6″ grey; 4″ grey with power cord; 6″ red Gamewell)
  • Flexatones (2 – LP)
  • Hand Crank Siren
  • Marching Machine
  • Mouth Siren (ACME)
  • Ocean Drum (Remo, 16″)
  • Oxygen Tank Gong
  • Police Whistles
  • Ratchet
  • Sandpaper Blocks
  • School Bell (#2 cast iron)
  • Slide Whistle
  • Spagane (homemade blocks/Udow: African Welcome Piece)
  • Thunder Sheet
  • Thunder Tubes (Remo small; Remo 4″ x 10″ spring drum)
  • Train Whistles (wood, two-tone; wood, four-tone)
  • Toy Trumpet (G)
  • Tri-Tone Samba Whistle (LP, metal)
  • Vibraslap (LP)
  • Waterphone
  • Wind Chimes (glass, bamboo, steel rods, keys, TreeWorks TRE-44)
  • Wind Whistle (LP)

Hardware:

  • Cymbelt (Epstein)
  • Keyboard Stands
  • LP Mini Everything Racks
  • Music Stands
  • Stand Lights
  • Trap Tables