The TAMA S.L.P. Vintage Steel 5.5" x 14" snare drum serves up classic '70 vibe. With its rich, dry response, this drum is perfect for rock, mainstream pop, jazz - you name it. The Vintage Steel gives you the classic sound of pretty much any style of music. It's got the body and depth to fill out a power ballad, but also the attack and brightness to drive a funk track. If you've been searching for a versatile, classic-sounding snare, it's great to know that the backbeat heard on countless hits is alive and well - in the TAMA Vintage Steel snare drum.