This was Matt's 2014 Pearl Masterworks 16-piece set.  Each drum was contructed of 100% African mahogany.  The drum sizes are 6x3, 6x4, 8x4.5, and 8x5.5 concert toms, 8x6.25, 10x7, 12x7.75, and 13x9 rack toms, 14x13, and 16x15 floor toms, 20x15 gong drum, two 22x18 bass drums, 13x5 matching timbale, 14x6 8-ply snare drum and 14x6.5 free-floating snare drum.  Here are several random photos of the kit.  To hear the drums in action, go to Matt's drum video page by clicking HERE.

fullfront1

frontrightmiddle

backright2

backleft2

concerttoms1

concerttomslow

concerttoms2

frombehindkit2

insidebassdrumssnare2

hanging13

mainbassdrum

timbaleroland

insidegongdrum

sessionride

mahoganypedalinserts

This was Matt's 2012 Pearl Masterworks 15-piece set.  Each drum was contructed of various plies of figured bubinga, maple and African mahogany.  The drum sizes were 6x4, 6x5.5, 8x4, and 8x5.5 concert toms, 8x6.5, 10x7, 12x8, and 13x9 rack toms, 14x13, and 16x15 floor toms, 20x15 gong drum, two 22x20 bass drums, 14x5.5 10-ply snare drum and 14x6.5 20-ply snare drum.  Here are several random photos of the kit.  To hear this kit in action, go to Matt's 2013 drum video page by clicking HERE.

front

front2

frontclose

frontoffsetleftlow

racksfloorsgongdrum

racktomsclose

sabianrow

backleft

backright

concertsrackssnare

driversseat

driversseat2

floorsgongdrum

 

This was Matt's 2009 Pearl Masters Premium drumkit.  It featured 100% maple drums.  It also had matching Masterworks concert toms, and matching Reference 13" tom.  Other additions included a Roland SPD-S, and a KD-8 kick drum trigger.

frontcenterlow2

gongbass

newreferencetom

pedals

splashes

behindkit

behindkitbigdrums

extremelow

 

Here are a few pics of Matt's 100% birch, Masters BSX kit.  It featured a punchy 20x18 bass drum, Sabian cymbals, and Pearl Icon rack.

front

frontleft

frontright

splashhats

backright

 

This was Matt's Masters MCX kit.  It featured 100% maple drums, steel Rocket toms, and Zildjian titanium-coated cymbals.

MCXCenterLow

rightcloseup

8TomCloseUp

FrontRightHigh2

MCXCenterLeft3

 

Here are some photos of Matt's Export EXR kit.  This kit sparked Matt's interest in Pearl drums.  For an entry-level quality drum, these drums performed and looked much nicer than factory pricing suggested.

PearlKitLowCenter2

EXRFrontRight

exr13