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Dean Koba

About the Artist

Dean currently performs with the 'Bayou Brass Band', and during his career has played with various other groups including the Acoustic Jazz Quartet, the Tamir Hendelman Trio, the Clayton Brothers, Bud Shank and many others. A graduate of the University of Southern California, with his graduate work at Northwestern University, Dean has been playing Gretsch Drums for more than 25 years.

Dean's current setup is:
18"x14" Bass
14"x 14" Floor Tom
12"x8" Tom
14"x6" Snare

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