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Jost Nickel

Band: Jan Delay

Genre: HipHop

Jost Nickel (March 6th, 1970 in Berlin)
German-born Jost Nickel is renowned for his impeccable groove and technical mastery. He has performed with a wide range of artists and is a member of the German act Jan Delay & Disko No. 1. Jost Nickel is not only a drummer, he’s an educator. He’s written books on drumming, runs workshops and shares his expertise with aspiring drummers. If you want to understand the intricacies of drumming, or if you’re looking for educational inspiration, Jost is your man. Here’s the drum set he uses.

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SONOR SQ2 / Vintage Beech

  • 22″ x 15″ Bass Drum
  • 12″ x 8″ Tom Toms
  • 14” x 14″ Floor Tom
  • 16″ x 16″ Floor Tom
  • 14″ x 6.25″ Sonor Jost Nickel Signature Snare
  • 12″ x 5″ Side Snare

Jost’s Drum Gear