Gear

Matt Zappa uses and endorses Soultone Cymbals and Rich Sticks drumsticks.


Drums:

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Yamaha Beech Custom – Green Finish
-13×10 Tom
-10×9 Tom
-14×12 Tom
-14×5.5 Snare
-22×16 Bass

or

On Stage with Math the Band at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia

Sonor Force – Dark Red Finish
-12×8 Tom
-16×16 Floor Tom
-14×5 Steel Snare
-22×16 Bass

Cymbals:
Soultone Cymbals
-14″ Custom Brilliant Hi Hat
-18″ Custom Brilliant Crash
-18″ Extreme Crash
-21″ Extreme Ride
-10″ Gospel Splash
-18″ Gosplel China

Hardware:
-Mix of Yamaha, Tama, and Pearl stands
-Pearl Eliminator Belt Drive Double Bass Pedal

Drumheads:
Evans Drumheads
-Toms – G2 Coated Batter/ Genera Resonant
-Snare – G1 Coated Batter/300 Hazy Resonant
-Bass – EQ4 Clear Batter / EQ3 Reso Black Resonant

Electronics:
-Roland TM-2 Trigger Module
-Roland RT-30K Kick Drum Trigger
-Roland PD6 Trigger Pad
-Shure 315 In Ear Monitors
-Alesis Mixer

Percussion:
Latin Percussion 
-Tambourine
-Rock Cowbell

Drumsticks:
Rich Sticks
-Matt Zappa Signatures
Hickory .580″ diameter, 16″ length, Long Taper w/ Barrel Tips.
Similar grip to a 3A (between 5A and 5B) with a barrel tip for a full, fat sound. Made with a nude finish without lacquer coating.
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-Rock Twist Rods – 7 – 3/16″ x 16″ rods

-Ultra felt bass drum beater