Evans and Rhythm X Press Release

EVANS DRUMHEADS, THE CHOICE OF
2008/2009 WORLD CHAMPION RHYTHM X INDOOR PERCUSSION


FARMINGDALE, NY, January 26, 2010 - Evans Drumheads is pleased to announce an exceptionally exciting partnership with Rhythm X Indoor Percussion.
Proud Evans artist since 2010, Rhythm X has captured the attention of the percussion community with their stunning musical and visual performances while maintaining their course of cutting edge pageantry arts design. Rhythm X's inaugural season in 2002 resulted in a gold medal in the independent open class at the Winter Guard International World Championships.

Since then, Rhythm X has consistently maintained its status at the top of independent world class competition. Rhythm X was the 2004 Winter Guard International independent world class bronze medalist and the 2005 and 2006 independent world class silver medalists. In 2008, Rhythm X won their first WGI Independent World Championship, and in 2009 they successfully defended their title with a repeat victory.

In demand worldwide, Rhythm X traveled in 2007 as the first independent percussion ensemble to tour Europe. While in Europe, Rhythm X visited London and Crawley England, St Quentin and Paris France, Brussels and Bruges, Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Gent Belgium. Rhythm X is a crowd favorite at regional and national events.
"We are thrilled to embark on this partnership and look forward to an exciting and productive relationship," says Jim Bailey, Evans’ Educator Relations Manager." The Rhythm X organization and staff bring the talent and experience essential to Evans’ process of design innovation.”

Craig Dunn and the staff at Rhythm X are excited to become part of the Evans team. "What impresses me the most is the research and development that Evans is putting into each head,” says Dunn. "Developing a quality product that meets the needs of our staff and members is priority number one at Rhythm X; we are getting that quality from Evans!"

For more information on Rhythm X, please visit www.rhythmx..org.
For more information on Evans Drumheads, please visit www.evansdrumheads.com.

D’Addario & Company, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets complete lines of strings for fretted and bowed musical instruments, drumheads, drum practice pads, and guitar and woodwind accessories under the proprietary brand names D’Addario, Evans Drumheads, Planet Waves, Rico, HQ Percussion and PureSound Percussion. The company also runs the popular Gbase.com online gear source, as well as D’Addario’s Musician Hub, The Stage (www.tothestage.com) and The Lesson Room (www.thelessonroom.com). D’Addario products are marketed in approximately 120 countries. 

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