• Steele’s meticulous and experienced eye for detail has been the driving force behind some of the best work I have ever seen
    — Jon Farriss – INXS
  • When I saw the Drum Waiter on the internet I knew I needed one on my kit…Steele kept me in the loop during the build with photos via email and the process of working with him was a total pleasure
    — Todd Sucherman – Styx
  • couldn't be happier with the great job Steele did restoring our old Hinger tambourine…I feel confident that our newly restored tambourine will survive at least another 30 years in the Sydney Symphony!
    — Rebecca Lagos – SSO
  • On a recent trip to Australia, I had the opportunity to play a kit outfitted with Kentville heads, and I must say that the experience was second to none…Mr. Turkington and company produce some of the finest custom drum heads in the world.
    — Daniel Glass - Royal Crown Revue
  • Steele and Kentville Drums are the best! And unique jewelry makers too! I adore my cymbal earrings!
    — Terri Lyne Carrington
  • The tone of these heads is warm and rich and suits a variety of musical situations, and the workmanship is impeccable.
    — Jess Ciampa – Brandenburg Orchestra
  • I've seen a few of Steele's restorations and I am impressed with the detail and thoroughness of his work
    — Mike Currotto – vintage collector USA
  • The quality and consistency of these heads is amazing. The feel of them under the mallets and sticks and hands is sublime and it is terrific to know I'm playing on a beautifully crafted Australian product made with care and attention to detail
    — Guy Du Blet – Orchestra Victoria, Melbourne Ring Orchestra
  • A fantastic vibe to be around and educational in the process! Highly recommended. Brilliant.
    — Joe Accaria – Jimmy Barnes
  • Kentville Drums does top class professional drum restoration and customization. Steele really knows his stuff - the service, precision and attention to detail are all first rate, not only structurally and cosmetically, but musically. I love my drums again
    — Andrew Gander
  • These roo heads are warm, and rich with tone and character; they've breathed new life into my odd-sized vintage drums.
    — Rob Hirst - Midnight Oil