Gretsch / 'Birdland' Round Badge 22, 13, 16 & Snare / Cadillac Green / Mid 1950´s - "In the opinion of noted vintage drum expert, Steve Maxwell of Chicago, this is the rarest and possibly the most desirable of all Gretsch kits."
Scott Joplin (1867/1868? – 1917) was an African-American composer and pianist. Joplin achieved fame for his ragtime compositions, and was later dubbed "The King of Ragtime". During his brief career, he wrote 44 original ragtime pieces, one ragtime ballet, and two operas. One of his first pieces, the "Maple Leaf Rag", became ragtime's first and most influential hit, and has been recognized as the archetypal rag