Gon Bops founder Mariano Bobadilla built only one line of drums special enough to carry his name. Today, Gon Bops are proud to offer a modern version of these legendary instruments. Their vintage character has been preserved using traditional counter hoops, Gon Bops natural hide heads and Durian wood construction. One-of-a-kind, Mariano drums offer authentic sound, from big, beefy open tones to crisp slaps and solid palm sounds. If you are ready to move up to a truly classy set More Info »
A different take on the Box Cajon, this instrument can be played like traditional Bongos and features a distinctive Macho-and Embra-type sound. Bongo Cajons have a loud slap and can be used for a variety of musical applications. Includes free bag.
How do you build the finest drums in the world? You begin with hand-selected, quarter-sawn Appalachian Red Oak. Each stave is meticulously cut and bent by hand. Steel rings are hammered into place and the staves are allowed to cure for months. The shells are hand-glued, hammered into place and turned by skilled craftsmen who have used these traditional methods for over 30 years. By the time they are hand-sanded to a baby soft finish, an entire year has passed. More Info »
Made from lightweight metal, Gon Bops Ultralight Claves produce bright, loud tone that is unmistakably Clave!
Easy-to-grip hourglass design and heavy-duty steel construction in a shaker that cuts through in live applications. Play clave patterns on the flat side or hold your hand over recessed side to create unique shaker sounds.
Alex Acuna Signature Congas feature traditional Gon Bops teardrop top ring for vintage quality and feel, and smart design Gon Bops side and backing plates for extended tuning range and strength. Crafted in the traditional Cuban shape using only the finest North American Ash, Natural skin heads, Alex Acuna Congas sound amazing on stage or in the studio! Colors Available: Natural Lacquer
Gon Bops Plastic Poquito Maracas are ideal for low-volume playing situations, whether playing straight time or fast rhythm patterns.
Gon Bops African Claves feature one large scalloped Clave and a second striking Clave, these are the lowest-pitched Claves in the Gon Bops line.
Unique Gon Bops Silver Mic Shakers are ideal for playing bright, percussive accents. Threaded silver-color body with plastic ball-mic head design allows them to be unscrewed and played separately, or combined for more volume. Also available in black with aluminum ball-mic head.
Gon Bops Plastic Maracas provide plenty of dynamic percussive attack, ideal for playing straight time or fast patterns.
These brass shell timbales were designed by Gon Bops with Alex for road touring and provide a dark cascara for that "authentic" sound. The Alex Acuna Signature Timbales come with a stand and cowbell holder. They feature 14" and 15" drums, recessed tuning rods, and traditional steel counter hoops. The stand is extra secure with it's mega tripod base. For convenience, Gon Bops has installed a push-lock system for tightening or releasing both timbales. These timbales are made for pros More Info »
Gon Bops Small Percussion Tray with Clamp is the ideal percussion tray for your toys and gear when space is limited. Made of lightweight, molded plastic with a non-slip rubber surface, this tray is easily portable and comes with a heavy-duty clamp to attach to stands. Tray Dimensions are: 8.5"x11.5"x1.5"