Three part Mapex boom cymbal stand used by Will Calhoun

Manufactured by
Mapex, founded 1989
Used by
Will Calhoun, American, born 1964
Subject of
Living Colour, American, founded 1984
Medium
metal, plastic, rubber
Dimensions
2015.14.11a Folded: 22 × 5 × 3 1/4 in. (55.9 × 12.7 × 8.3 cm)
2015.14.11b: 18 1/2 × 1 3/8 × 3 1/2 in. (47 × 3.5 × 8.9 cm)
2015.14.11c Folded: 22 1/2 × 4 1/2 × 4 1/4 in. (57.2 × 11.4 × 10.8 cm)
Type
stands (support furniture)
Date
2005
Description
A three part Mapex B700 boom cymbal stand played by Will Calhoun in performances with the band Living Colour. The uppermost portion (2015.14.11a) is the boom arm and consists of a silver metal pole with mounting hardware at the top. There is a clamp in the middle of the pole shaft. Attached to the shaft is a pivoting joint holding the cymbal mount, which has two screws at the base. The middle section of the stand (2015.14.11b) is a silver metal pole with a clamp around the middle and a screw at the top for securing the top piece in place. The bottom section (2015.14.11c) is a collapsible tripod with black rubber foot caps. There is a screw at the top for securing the middle section and a black and white oval with the [MAPEX] logo.
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Popular music
Rock and roll (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Will Calhoun
Object number
2015.14.11a-c
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Musical Instruments
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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