Oral History Information
Rob Mazzella is the vice president of GMS Drum Company. As a teenager, Rob combined his love of drumming with this love of machine shop work and began creating small accessory items for local music stores. Rob established GMS, which stands for his series of products called Grand Master Series, in Farmingdale, New York. Over the years the company has introduced a wide range of products including drum kits and hardware. In 2002, the company celebrated its 15th year in business with a unique Anniversary Snare Drum presented at the NAMM Show, just one in many milestones for the company.