Evans '56 Calftone Bass Drum Head - Product Information
The Evans 56 Calftone Bass Drum Heads are a throwback to the mid-century drum heads. Through modern manufacturing techniques Evans has revitalized and improved upon their original idea. These bass drum heads will have a modern feel and durability with a vintage warmth favored by jazz and show drummers of the era. The bass drum heads will project with the excellent tight bass frequencies. The Level 360 Technology has been incorporated into the Calftone Series. This will insure a consistent fit and wide tuning range every time.
Evans Drum Head Company invented the synthetic (or plastic, or polyester) drum head in 1956. Chick Evans was the first person to use polyester film to form a drum head. The end results were successful in creating a weatherproof head This ultimately changed the drum world forever. Chick's accomplishment is clearly substantial in letters and documents on record, dating back to the 1950s.
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