Gear Setup


David proudly plays DW Collector’s Series and Meinl Cymbals, with Evans Heads and Vic Firth sticks, brushes and mallets

DW Collector’s Series kit

A 14” x 5” Snare Drum
B 14” x 6” Edge Snare Drum
C 8” x 7” Tom Tom
D 12” x 9” Tom Tom
E 10” x 8” Tom Tom
F 16” x 14” Tom Tom (with legs, not stand)
G 18” x 16” Tom Tom (optional to the set up)
Plus 22″ x 18″ Bass Drum

DW Pedals and Hardware

Meinl Cymbals

H 14” Byzance Medium Hihats or 14″ Byzance Jazz Thin Hihats
I 10” Byzance Trash Splash
J 12″ Byzance Splash
K 10” Byzance Thin Splash
L 18” Byzance Extra Thin Hammered Crash or 18″ Byzance Thin Hammered Crash
M 22” Byzance Spectrum Ride or 22″ Byzance Big Apple Ride
N 15” Byzance Thin Crash
O 22” Byzance China

P Wuhan 20″ Splash Gong

Various other cymbals used occasionally on setup:
Classic low, medium and high bells
20″ Byzance Vintage Crash
13″ Fast Hats on Remote Hihat Stand 

Evans Drumheads

G1 Coated for second snare
Power Centre Reverse Dot Coated for main snare
G2 Coated for all Toms
EQ1 or EMAD for bass drum


Vic Firth Logo

Vic Firth Sticks

David Jones Signature Stick
available on request from drum stores worldwide

Purple Heritage brushes

Various Mallets


Special Hardware Additions (available from your local hardware store)

Coleman Camping Airbed Hand and Foot Pumps for pitch bending on toms (especially floor tom)

Various effects, sticks and implements including small brooms and Sabco dish mops!