Drummer Cafe: Picking Out Your First Pair of Sticks
Without going into detail on every one of these aspects, here are some general considerations before choosing your first pair of sticks.
1. Most brands of drumsticks are categorized by letter. SÊ¼s (designed for “street” playing, such as drum corps and marching band) have the largest diameter, BÊ¼s (designed for concert band playing) are smaller in diameter than the SÊ¼s, and AÊ¼s (originally designed for big band or dance-type orchestras) have the smallest diameter.