These metal bells are generally pitched a third apart from each other. They are played with sticks/rute/etc. on the rods on the top of the instrument. They are mountable and often used in creating rhythm patterns or unusual sound effects. Although similar to agogo tuning, their sound is much more spatial! Sound Sample
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.
"Noah Bell" is the common name given to a distinct type of bell hand-manufactured in India by ancient and inherited traditions. Some monasteries in India are credited with manufacturing Noah Bells for hundreds of years. The profits from the selling of authentic Noah Bells are used to finance the activities of the particular monastery which fashioned them.These bells are popular among collectors because of their intricate resonances, warmth and the mystique that surrounds them. One tale proclaims that these bells More Info »
Ideal for students and recreational players, or the perfect set of grab'n'go Timbales, Fiesta Timbales are available as a 14" and 15" set with lightweight dual stand. Constructed from black powder-coated steel, these entry-level Timbales are a top-tuning model with drumset style lugs and top ring. Incorporating many of the same features as our top line instruments, Fiesta Timbales offer tone and durability typically found at a much higher price point.
The Pearl Fiber Guiro is ideal for situations when volume is necessary as well as clean articulation. It has 2 surfaces: one gourd, for traditional Afro-Cuban influenced styles; the other metal, for Dominican Merengue influences. It can be used as a sound effect as well as a versatile all around percussion instrument. It is very effective and extremely strong. Stick included.
The Pearl Metal Guiro is designed for loud playing and used primarily for merengue rhythms. Stick included.
Made of Thai Oak, the Pearl Richie Flores Signature Bongo drums are very warm and piercing. The buffalo skin heads are 7" and 9" for a full Cuban style bongo. Rims are contoured and the finish is eye catching in Lunar Eclipse.
Pearl Primero Bongos are reasonably priced, intermediate level bongo drums with 6" and 7" heads. Available in Thai Oak with a natural finish or in black Fiberglass.
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 Pearl Two-Face Dual Surface Cajon has two distinct personalities. The professional quality wood construction box drum is ported on the side with two different playing faces on the front and back. One face is 5mm thick offering a more mellow woody sound, while the reverse face is 3mm thick and gives all the punch, thump, and crack you could ask for. Both sides feature 3 sets of fixed snares. When its gig time you'll have two professional level instruments More Info »
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 »
Blending the Flamenco tradition of Spain with the authentic Folk tradition of Peru, Gon Bops has created a remarkable Cajon that boasts two playable panels. Its unique sideways sound port design allows performers to play either the front or back panel...or both. In addition, the Flamenco side provides guitar string wires while the traditional side does not, for maximum versatility in tone. For bigger, tighter bass response, the traditional side features a partially sealed playing panel. The Flamenco side also More Info »
Named for highly-acclaimed percussionist Efrain Toro, the El Toro Cajon looks and sounds simply stunning. Crafted from select Peruvian Mohena wood, it also features inner guitar strings for authentic Flamenco Cajon tone. It delivers an astonishing range of tone, from snappy highs to deep, resonant lows, partly due to its angled front contour. Large rubber feet ensure ample bass tones don't get lost in the floor. Hand-made and meticulously tested in Peru by skilled craftsmen, this is a beautiful sounding More Info »
Gon Bops Egg Shaker Maracas are a hybrid of egg shakers and maracas, two very popular hand percussion instruments,
These Natural Hide Maracas are made in the Pearl factory and paired. They have a dry sound and the contoured wood handles easy to control and sustain. The sound is authentic and traditional Latin. They work in a variety of situations including Rock and Salsa. Great Projection!
Gon Bops Plastic Poquito Maracas are ideal for low-volume playing situations, whether playing straight time or fast rhythm patterns.
Gon Bops Plastic Maracas provide plenty of dynamic percussive attack, ideal for playing straight time or fast patterns.
These are top of the line conga drums. They are made of aged Oak and come in all 3 standard conga sizes: 11" Quinto,11.75" Conga and 12.5" Tumba. The aged oak, because of its density, produces a very focused attack. The hoops are contoured for easier hand playing and they come in a striking "Cherry Wood" finish. The heads are top quality cow skin and produce a warm, rounded sound. If you are looking for professional quality congas these are a favorite More Info »
The Primero Congas are made of Thai Oak and are in a Natural wood finish. They come in 2 sizes: 10" and 11". Stands are optional and available in basket style or adjustable height. The Primero line also produces a model in Fiberglass which is very durable and a great product for pre-college schools. They come in a black finish.
The Pearl Richie Flores Signature Congas are made of aged Thai Oak and feature contour rims and are 30" in height. The heads are skin and hand picked for top quality. They have a warm, wood sound but project well. Richie's design is for the professional player who is looking for a versatile conga that will work well in an ensemble. Available in 3 sizes with a stunning Lunar Eclipse finish.