DW Music Foundation (DWMF) is delighted to announce Project Timeline. A new initiative with the objective of highlighting the importance of the African American musical lineage and the influence it has had on a wide range of music genres.
Project Timeline is a music-centric advisory board made up of manufacturing industry veterans and celebrated drummers and percussionists. It aims to deliver of a program working with schools in underserved communities to spark musical interest and engage young people of all ethnic backgrounds, ages, abilities by donating resources including instruments and qualified, passionate educators.
Special Ambassadors for Project Timeline include award winning percussionists Kevin Ricard, Mona Tavakoli, Taku Hirano(Fleetwood Mac) and drummer Trevor Lawrence Jr. (Dr. Dre, Herbie Hancock, LeAnn Rimes). Speaking about the initiative, Lawrence said: ‘DW is the only company that is progressive and aware enough to initiate a project like this. Project Timeline is a huge step in the right direction.’ See Trevor talking about the project below.
Each year, during Black History Month, Drum Workshop will design and build an exclusive, limited edition run of 10 snare drums. These special drums will retail at $1000 each with 100% of sale proceeds going to Project Timeline. For 2021 the all maple 6×14”, 10-ply Collector’s Series drums are finished in Ivory Ebony Exotic with Piano Black lacquer bands and chrome hardware with special Project Timeline batter head.
DWMF invites you to join them, as the foundation reaches out to underprivileged, disadvantaged and deprived schools to kindle music engagement, illuminate the potential and embolden growth with each beat of the drum.
To learn more about DWMF, Project Timeline and to purchase the limited edition snare drums, please visit dwmf.org/
About Drum Workshop Music Foundation
The Drum Workshop Music Foundation is a 501c3 publicly funded non-profit charity organization that brings music education and inspiration to those in need. Key partners include Notes for Notes, The Grammy Museum and In Concert for Cancer.
About Drum Workshop Inc.
Founded in 1972, Drum Workshop, Inc. is a family-owned and operated musical instrument company best known for designing and manufacturing award-winning drums, pedals, hardware and accessories under the DW® brand name. Other Drum Workshop brands include Latin Percussion and Pacific Drums and Percussion. The company is also the exclusive worldwide manufacturer and distributor of Gretsch Drums. Current endorsers across all brands include, Phil Collins, Chad Smith, Sheila E., Mick Fleetwood, Dave Grohl, Don Henley and Tommy Lee and many others. Drum Workshop, Inc. is headquartered in Oxnard, California. For more information visit dwdrums.com Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram