Very traditional in tuning, these Pearl mountable agogo bells are very popular in Samba groups and as a percussion accessory. Two versions are made, this one and a hand-held model.
The sounds of the Caribbean come alive with the World's Best Beginning Steel Drum! The Jumbie Jam is the epitome of a beginner's mini steel drum. Made by Panyard, this musical instrument is very affordable and a great gift idea! Tuned to the scale of G, the notes of this steel pan drum are clean and well defined. While intended for beginners, it is a professional percussion instrument. Available in Silver or Blue color. The Jumbie Jam Steel Drum is More Info »
Crafted from exotic rosewood, these claves are bright and high-pitched in tone. Their piercing attack provides plenty of cut for Latin and Jazz music!
Pearl Travel Congas deliver real conga sound from a compact 3-½” depth drum that can be carried literally in a backpack! The wood shell and stave construction is identical to their full-size congas and the Remo FiberSkyn 3 synthetic head yields outstanding tone while resisting fluctuations from changes in temperature or humidity. Five precision Allen bolts provide accurate and easy tuning via the included foam-handle Allen wrench. The Pearl Travel Conga can be played on your lap or mounted on More Info »
The Pearl Bobby Allende Fiberglass Congas have the projection of Fiberglass and yet the warmth of wood. The drums are 28" high which is the traditional "salsa" drum size. Hoops are contoured and the base has rubber protection built in. They are all seamless fiberglass and will vibrate freely. Bobby Allende assisted Pearl in designing these congas and did a fantastic job. Available in Confetti color(Above) and Brisa Tropical(Below).
7" Double oval-shaped iron gong/bell are like the Gankoqui agogos but sit side by side. Originating in Nigeria, the Oghene double bells can be used for many styles of music. Hand forged by some of Nigeria's most skillful craftsmen, Oghene offers a unique, resonant and sustaining metallic bell sound. Play it with your fingers, hand, or with sticks. An exceptional percussion instrument, authentic in design, craftsmanship, and sound. Oghene is vital to any performance as it serves as a common More Info »
We have found the Danmar Grenadilla Claves to be the most consistent clave on the market. It has high, defined pitch and articulate projection. The dense grenadilla holds up well to extended play and the polished wood has a nice feel to it. Your clave rhythm will be enhanced by a pair of these!!
Rawhide Maracas provide dynamic mid-range pitch with darker tone than plastic maracas. Gon Bops Rawhide Poquito Maracas are more sensitive than the larger Rawhide Maracas.
Pete Engelhart began crafting metal percussion instruments after spending time in Brazil in the 1950's. He combined his life long love of jazz, a knowledge of latin rhythms and sounds, and his ability as an artist to produce complicated resonant tuned bells. Pete has now been hand crafting metal percussion for nearly 45 years. He has designed a large variety of highly creative instruments that are now used worldwide by many professional musicians. The Reco-Reco BNC is a combination of More Info »
These are unique maracas! They have a fiberglass body and shekere style beading. Therefore they can be used not only as a maraca but also a shaker. Great projection and a very versatile instrument. The handles are foam padded and have a comfortable grip.
Professional-size, professional-grade drums built from Plantation grown Parawood. Classic Gon Bops teardrop crown hoops add the legendary quality and feel of vintage Gon Bops drums, and smart design Gon Bops side and backing plates add extended tunability and strength. Three quality finishes available in four sizes. Colors Available: Burnt Toast, Natural, Walnut Stain
7" Double iron gong with high and low tone (in Brazil this double bell is called an Agogo) traditionally from Ghana. Wood playing stick is included. Gankogui is the name of this double bell or gong. It is constructed from iron. In Ewe music in general, and during Atsiã in particular, gankogui keeps the time. Gankogui is vital to any performance as it serves as a common reference point for everyone in the group - drummers as well as dancers More Info »
Very traditional in tuning, these Pearl hand-held agogo bells are very popular in Samba groups and as a percussion accessory. Two versions are made, this one and a mountable model.
The Guataca is a traditional instrument developed from a small garden hoe. It is metal and played with wood or metal sticks. Used primarily as a rhythm instrument, it is also an excellent effect. The Pearl Guataca has scalloped edges and has a built-in mounting bracket. It can be played handheld or mounted.
The Gon Bops Lusito Quintero Timbales Set includes a 14" Timbale, a 15" Timbale and a Gon Bops 3-Series Timbale stand. Designed with cold-rolled Steel shells that produce bright, lively cascara, this set versatile enough for Jazz, Rock and Latin music. The low-profile hardware design means tension rods and stand adjustments are flush with rim. The Gon Bops 3-Series Timbale stand features a Mega-Tripod base with extra clamp for locking the inside tube securely and increased stability. Also, it features More Info »
With medium pitch and mellow attack, these Gon Bops Traditional White Wood Claves sound great in small ensembles, and are suitable for any style of music.
The legend is back! A modern version of the legendary instruments designed and built by Gon Bops founder Mariano Bobadilla. Vintage character has been preserved using traditional counter hoops, Gon Bops natural hide heads and Durian wood construction. Traditional welded bottom ring design eliminates cup washers for extended tuning range. Available with black hardware or chrome hardware.
The Pearl Bobby Allende Bongos feature a fiberglass body with plenty of high end! They are 7" and 8.5" drums with contour rims. Bobby helped design these bongos with projection and articulation being the main features. They are available in Confetti color. Heads are Remo synthetic.
Made of North American Ash, the LP Galaxy Giovanni Bongos are superior in construction and sound. They have a steel backing plate to avoid cracks if the drums are dropped. The invisible glue joints in the wood staves are "invisible." The sizes of the handpicked rawhide heads are 7-1/4" and 8-5/8". These bongos are most effective on stage for their appearance and sound.
The fully collapsible Commuter Cajon by Gon Bops is a full sounding instrument with great bass tones -- perfect for percussionists who must travel light and compact. The deep resonant chamber offers loud, tight bass, and the diagonally placed internal guitar strings provide authentic Flamenco style playing. The portable Commuter Cajon breaks down to fit into the included backpack, which fits in overhead baggage compartments for airline travel. The Gon Bops Commuter Cajon package includes everything you need, including a More Info »