Premier Percussion
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Premier Percussion

Premier Music International Ltd
Privately held company
IndustryMusical instruments
Founded1922; 97 years ago (1922)
FounderAlbert Della Porta and George Smith
Kibworth, Leicestershire
Area served
ProductsDrum kits
percussion instruments
Premier's replica of the classic "Pictures of Lily" Keith Moon's drumkit
Premier Impression bass drum
Premier 1920's 'jazz' drum kit

Premier Music International Limited is an English manufacturer of drum kits and percussion instruments.


Drum lines

  • Elite Series (1970s)[12]
  • Resonator Series[12]
  • Black Shadow - A unique run of the Resonator series with a specially applied lacquer finish
  • Projector Series[12]
  • Signia Series
  • Signia Marquis Series
  • Genista (original 90s version used only birch)
  • Gen X (4ply maple/2ply birch)
  • Artist Series
  • Series Elite (Maple/Birch/Gen-X Hybrid)
  • One series drums - unique one off kits and snares named of British towns and places of interest
  • Modern Classic drums[13]

Snare drums

  • 2000 Snare
  • Royal Ace Snare
  • Carmine Appice Signature Snare
  • Project One Snare
  • 2005 Snare
  • Modern Classic Snares
  • XC Series - part of the 90th anniversary line.
  • B.E.A.S.T. Snare


  • Gordon Mann 1 Wing Pipes and Drums
  • Zyn Cymbals (Formerly)


  1. ^ Ltd, Eazytiger. "Artists". Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Mike Dolbear DRUMS | Interview with Clem Burke". Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ a b Ltd, Eazytiger. "Premier Music International Limited". Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "Nick Mason's Drum Gear".
  5. ^ "Nicko McBrain celebrates 20 years with Premier Drums". MusicRadar. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ "Mitch Mitchell".
  7. ^ "Premier drums to return to UK manufacture by 2012 (in time to celebrate its 90th anniversary!)". 28 December 2011. Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ Whotabs. "1967-1968 Pictures of Lily kit | Keith Moon's Drumkits | Whotabs". Retrieved 2016.
  9. ^ "Phil Selway's Rig". The king of Gear.
  10. ^ "Steve White ready to 'get hands dirty' in new Premier role". MusicRadar. Retrieved 2016.
  11. ^ "History".
  12. ^ a b c Youell, Andy. "DRUMARCHIVE.COM". Retrieved 2016.
  13. ^ Ltd, Eazytiger. "News - Premier launches British-made Modern Classic drum set". Retrieved 2016.

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