~Nelson Rentals~

nashville’s vintage & boutique drum rental service
Call or email for pricing, questions, etc.
615-948-1744 / hello@nelsondrumshop.com

Meet the Rental Crew

Bryson Nelson  - Owner of Nelson Drum Shop. Sold & provided hundreds of drums for legendary drummers, artist, producers, and customers all over the world. Double drummer & tech with Darren King. Toured for a decade & got off the road to pursue his biggest passion - vintage drums, community, and being home with his lovely wife, Bethany. Loves Ramen, people, and has a cup of coffee glued to his hand at all times.

Bryson Nelson - Owner of Nelson Drum Shop. Sold & provided hundreds of drums for legendary drummers, artist, producers, and customers all over the world. Double drummer & tech with Darren King. Toured for a decade & got off the road to pursue his biggest passion - vintage drums, community, and being home with his lovely wife, Bethany. Loves Ramen, people, and has a cup of coffee glued to his hand at all times.

Clay Fuqua  - Current Drum Tech for Fred Eltringham w/ Sheryl Crow. Past: Drum Tech for Jay Bellerose on Raising Sand (featuring Robert Plant & Alison Krauss). Tech for Jay Bellerose & Jim Keltner on Speaking Clock Review shows featuring Elton John & Leon Russell. Additional work for Steve Jordan & many other legendary drummers. Vintage drum player & restorer for over 20 years. Likes vintage TN license plates, Oreos, and America.

Clay Fuqua - Current Drum Tech for Fred Eltringham w/ Sheryl Crow. Past: Drum Tech for Jay Bellerose on Raising Sand (featuring Robert Plant & Alison Krauss). Tech for Jay Bellerose & Jim Keltner on Speaking Clock Review shows featuring Elton John & Leon Russell. Additional work for Steve Jordan & many other legendary drummers. Vintage drum player & restorer for over 20 years. Likes vintage TN license plates, Oreos, and America.

Julian Dorio  - Drummer for: The Whigs, Band of Skulls, The Lone Bellow, Karen Elson, Eagles of Death Metal, etc. Has a big love for vintage drums, works in sessions while off the road, & loves cookie cake.

Julian Dorio - Drummer for: The Whigs, Band of Skulls, The Lone Bellow, Karen Elson, Eagles of Death Metal, etc. Has a big love for vintage drums, works in sessions while off the road, & loves cookie cake.

Drum Kits

1963 Gretsch ‘Name Band’ in Blue Sparkle - 9x13, 16x16, 14x20 w/ 5.5x14 - 6-ply

1960’s Slingerland ‘Jet Outfit’ in Red Sparkle - 8x12, 14x14, 14x18 / 3ply

1946 Slingerland Radio King ‘Gene Krupa Deluxe’ in White Marine Pearl - 9x13, 16x16, 14x24

1966 Slingerland ‘Gene Krupa Deluxe’ in Sky Blue Pearl - 9x13, 16x16, 14x22 - Maple/Poplar/Mahogany

1953 Leedy & Ludwig ‘Dancemaster’ in Black & Gold Duco - 8x12, 9x13, 16x16, 14x24

1966 Ludwig ‘Super Classic’ in Black Oyster - 9x13, 16x16, 14x22 w/ 5x14 Pioneer

1970 Ludwig ‘Hollywood’ in Red, Silver, and Blue - 8x12, 9x13, 16x16, 14x22

1976 Ludwig ‘Big Beat’ Vistalite - 8x12, 9x13, 16x16, 14x22

1965 Rogers ‘Headliner’ in Black Diamond Pearl - 8x12, 16x16, 14x20 w/ 5x14 Powertone

2008 C&C ‘Pre Player Date’ in Big Red Duco - 9x13, 16x16, 14x22 / 3ply Maple

2015 C&C ‘12th & Vine’ in Matte Black - 9x13, 16x16, 14x22 / 5ply Poplar

1960’s Gretsch ‘Playboy’ in Red Sparkle - 8x12, 14x14, 14x20 w/ 5.5x14 - 6-ply

1960 Slingerland Radio King ‘Gene Krupa Deluxe Ensemble’ in Capri Pearl - 9x13, 16x16, 14x22

1930’s Slingerland Radio King Mixed-Match kit - 9x13, 16x16, 14x26

1930-40’s Slingerland Radio King Mixed-Match kit - 9x13, 16x16, 14x22

1969 Ludwig ‘Super Classic’ in Psychedelic Red - 9x13, 16x16, 14x22 / 3ply Maple

1968 Ludwig ‘Hollywood’ Kit - 8x12, 9x13, 16x16, 14x22. Mahogany-Poplar-Mahogany

Mid 70’s Ludwig in Thermogloss - 9x13, (10x14 not added), 16x16, 16x26 / 6ply Maple

1970 Ludwig ‘Super Classic’ in Red Sparkle - 9x13, 16x16, 14x22 / Maple-Poplar-Maple

1962 Rogers ‘Celebrity’ in Black Onyx - 9x13, 16x16, 14x22

2008 C&C Custom in Sweet Tea - 9x13, 16x16, 14x22 / 3ply Maple

Snares

Late 20’s 10-Lug Ludwig Black Beauty with 12-Point Floral Pattern - 5x14

1920’s 8-Lug Ludwig Black Beauty with Scroll Pattern - 5x14

Late 20’s 10-Lug Ludwig with 12-Point Floral Pattern - 5x14

1930’s Ludwig NOB Pioneer ‘New York City Board of Education’ - 6.5x14

1960’s Ludwig Pioneer 6-Lug in Black Oyster - 5x14 / 3ply Mahogany

1940’s World War II Era Slingerland Rolling Bomber Snare - 7x14 / Solid Maple

1966 Slingerland Shelbyville ‘Artist Model’ in Silver Sparkle - 5.5x14

Early 90’s Gibson Era Slingerland Radio King in Red Lacquer - 5x14

1960’s Gretsch ‘Name Band Model’ in Blue Sparkle - 5.5x14 / 6ply

2015 C&C Gum Wood Honey Snare - 6x14

2010 C&C “Butcher Block” Snare - 6x14 / 3ply Mahogany

1926 Ludwig Stipplegold 10-Lug Snare - 4x15

1958-60 Ludwig Trans Badge ‘Symphonic Model’ in WMP - 6.5x14 / 3ply Mahogany

1976 Ludwig Ludalloy Supraphonic - 5x14

1950’s Slingerland Radio King Solid Maple Custom Copper Wrapped Snare - 5x14

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1960 Slingerland ‘Hollywood Ace’ in Capri Pearl - 5.5x14

1950’s Gretsch ‘Broadcaster’ in Silver Sparkle - 5.5x14 / 3ply

1960’s Gretsch ‘Name Band Model’ in Red Sparkle - 5.5x14 / 6ply

2012 C&C “Black Beauty” 10-Lug Snare - 6.5x14

2009 C&C Coffee Lacquer with WMP Inlay Snare - 6x14

Cymbals & Percussion

Large selection in varies sizes of:
-Zildjian: Modern & Vintage, Istanbul Agop, Meinl, and a large amount of percussion
(Call or email for specifics)

Give me the GOOD STUFF!

Each rental kit comes with 3 snares & hardware.
Discounts apply for each extended day, week, etc.
Nothing but good vibes, good drums, and great quality!