Mapex bass drum pedal used by Will Calhoun

Manufactured by
Mapex, founded 1989
Used by
Will Calhoun, American, born 1964
Subject of
Living Colour, American, founded 1984
metal, plastic
8 1/2 × 5 3/4 × 14 1/8 in. (21.6 × 14.6 × 35.9 cm)
A metal and rubber Mapex P700 bass drum foot pedal played by Will Calhoun in performances with the band Living Colour. The base of the pedal is black metal with a raised steel foot-plate with embedded rubber which is stamped with the Mapex logo. The foot-plate is attached at the toe to a chain drive, which is in turn attached to the beater. The beater is black plastic and has both wood and felt striker sections.
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
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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