Ludwig Black Magic 5.5 x14" Snare Drum - Black


Brass shell plated in black nickel

The Ludwig Black Beauty has been a studio mainstay since at least the 1970s. Nothing has compared to the magic of that classic brass snare — until now. Sweetwater drummers feel the Ludwig Black Magic snare drum succeeds in bringing the Black Beauty heritage into the modern age at a real-world price.

Ludwig Black Magic 14" Brass Snare Drum Features:

  • 5.5" x 14"
  • Conjures Black Beauty tones at a real-world price
  • Beaded black nickel-over-brass shell is full of body, bite, and sensitivity
  • Thinner, welded shell and low-mass hardware invoke a crisper, more modern voice
  • Flanged hoops capture the open tone and dynamic sensitivity of early Luddy snares
  • Timeless chrome hardware
  • Retro tube lugs point to the Black Beauty's heritage
  • Ships with a commemorative Keystone-inspired badge and head

Tech Specs

  • Type: Snare
  • Shell (Depth x Diameter): 5.5" x 14"
  • Shell Material: Brass
  • Hoops: Die-cast
  • Color: Black Nickel

Model #: LW-5514C

Collections: Drums & Percussion

Category: Drum Kit, Ludwig, Snare

Type: Drums & Percussion