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Old 3rd June 2019
Lives for gear
Originally Posted by Mag J View Post

@ Bushman - actually, three LDC's is not an uncommon drum mic setup for jazz recordings. Given the apparent size of his room from the picture, anyway, you're probably right about going with a dynamic mic on kick.
I have hardly any experience recording jazz ensembles, so your input probably (almost certainly) has a lot more weight than mine.
LDCs that I have seen used for kick tend toward the expensive, like the U47. I’d have to do some live testing to be comfortable that a choice from my Neumann-free mic locker would do as well.