Each Vic Firth Signature Series model was conceived through extensive discussion and research with the finest keyboard percussionists from a variety of musical styles. The designs are a reflection of their musical requirements in terms of balance, feel, hardness and tone color. Signature Vibraphone - Victor Mendoza Medium-Hard cord wound mushroom heads produce a brilliant sound on vibraphone. With rattan handles. L = 15 1/2" Signature Vibraphone - Gary Burton Yarn wound heads and rattan handles accommodate Gary's requirements on More Info »
Mike Balter makes a variety of top quality unwound mallets for keyboard use. Because of the various hardnesses the use will vary according to the instrument being played. The two handles we feature are Birch and Rattan. Birch is light weight, very strong and durable. Because of the lack of flex, Marimba players often choose this type of shaft, The Rattan is very flexible and has a bend to it. Vibe players especially recommend this handle and they are the top More Info »
Grover Aluminum Handle Bass Drum Mallets were inspired by a famous percussionist in Philadelphia. They feature a comfortable 5/8-in diameter aluminum shaft with a finish that is easy to grip. The weight of the aluminum handle will add more “punch” to your stroke, while bringing out more bottom end from any size drum. Solid maple cores are covered with the finest German felt, which is hand-sewn over the core. The oblong heads produce a dense and rich sonority, yet provide More Info »
Vic Firth SD6 Swizzle B American Custom Maple Drumsticks feature a hard‚ spun felt ball attached to the butt end of a Vic Firth SD2 Bolero Drumstick, making them ideal for tom tom playing and fast changes on cymbals. Vic Firth SD6 Swizzle B American Custom Maple Drumsticks feature a round tip turned from select rock maple - perfect for the artist who is playing lighter types of music, or prefers a beefier stick without a lot of weight. Available More Info »
Vic Firth SD1 General American Custom Maple Drumsticks are turned from select rock maple for a light, fast-playing stick with great flex and rebound. The SD1 General features a round tip and is ideal for orchestral‚ concert band and rock work. It's use as a practice stick is legendary as well. Vic Firth SD1 General American Custom Maple Drumsticks are perfect for the artist who is playing lighter types of music, or prefers a beefier stick without a lot of More Info »
Vic Firth SD1 Jr. American Custom Maple Drumsticks are a scaled down version of the Vic Firth SD1 General Drumsticks. Vic Firth SD1 Jr. American Custom Maple Drumsticks feature a round tip turned from select rock maple - perfect for a young student's hands. Available in wood tip. Length = 15.5625" Diameter = .615"
For more projection than the normal rounded mallet head, we recommend the Mike Balter Mushroom Head mallet. The head design provides a smooth tone yet great attack when you need it. There are two models for Marimba : Yarn, and two for Vibes :Cord wound. They are either Medium Hard or Medium Soft. The Yarn covered are available in Birch or Rattan handles. For the Cord we recommend Rattan.
A stand mountable Triangle or Finger Cymbal Machine that is a must have for any broadway or percussion setup. The Miller Machine allows you to play a triangle or finger cymbal with a beater at the touch of a finger so you can keep your hands free. Mounting bracket with triangle beater only. New, recently revised triangle beater.
The Balter Basics Mallet Series is designed to provide the student and band program with an economically developed solution for obtaining mallets. With exceptional quality at an affordable price, this color-coded series has a model for every percussion situation. Balter Basics come with moderately thicker birch handles for more control and durability.
Yarn-wound in marimba mallet style, these beaters have a specially weighted hard rubber radial core to pull the fundamental tones from gongs and tam-tams. Solid New England hardwood handles with a smooth satin finish are a comfortable length to reach the optimum playing area. Large/Heavy For gongs/tam-tams 32″ & larger Handwound yarn (blue) Medium General For gongs/tam-tams up to 36 ” Handwound yarn (red) Hard General For extra articulation on any size Handwound yarn (green) Medium Soft-Specialty (sold in pairs) More Info »
Ron Vaughn Piccolo Block mallets are intended for Ron's Piccolo Wood Blocks and other small blocks. These mallets are offered in Birch shafts(PBM-1). They are a specific use mallet, intended for the smallest of Ron's professional Wood Blocks: the W-1, tuned to about a high C sharp, and the W-1.3 tuned to about an A natural.The PBM-1's bring out the best from these small, high-pitched blocks. They will work on other manufactured piccolo blocks as well. Shafts are 13" long More Info »
The Ron Vaughn Large Block Mallet is designed for those blocks which are often darker and deeper sounding than the traditional wood block. To get the pure sound of larger blocks and temple blocks, these mallets have an ideal mallet head weight-to-instrument ratio. Deliver the full range of tonal sound offered by larger blocks and temple blocks every time you practice, perform, or record. Shafts are matched birch and 13" long.
The Grover Pro PM-4 Chime Mallet is a Large-size, Two-Tone, 180 gram Chime Mallet with a 1.75″ head. Grover chime mallets are the first mallets ergonomically designed for playing chimes. Playing chimes is difficult enough without having to worry about mallet head alignment. Unlike ordinary chime "hammers" with clumsy round handles, these mallets feature a flat handle, which ensures the accurate striking of chime tubes. Each mallet features a high-density PVC head with both a hard side for aggressive playing More Info »
The Vic Firth T1 General Timpani Mallet of the "American Custom" series is ideal for all-around playing. It produces rich sound yet is capable of rhythmic clarity. The head diameter is 1 1/2" and the length is 14 1/2". All six models of the Vic Firth "American Custom" Timpani Mallet Series reflect Vic Firth's fifty years of experience as Solo Timpanist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Each mallet is turned from a single piece of rock maple, which eliminates a More Info »
The Joseph Periera Signature Timpani Mallets are designed by Joseph Pereira, timpanist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and made by JG Percussion for the professional timpanist. The handles are hand-selected Bamboo with hand-sewn top-quality German felt heads. The diameter of the stick is 11mm and hand grips are European style. They are articulate, warm and full sounding. Currently there are ten models available. Pictured on the left are the Models JP1 through JP5 which have felt heads. Models JP6 through More Info »
The Ensemble Series is a graduated series that is designed to be used in a variety of indoor/outdoor ensembles. The ability to duplicate sound and texture in any range of the instrument makes these mallets ideal for marimba choirs. Rattan shafts provide full resonance, flexibility and incredible response for the player. All rattan shafts are hand matched for identical size and weight. Ensemble Series ES1R ProMark ES1R mallets feature a round rubber core with a thick layer of laytex that More Info »
Ron Vaughn medium block mallets are designed for various medium wood blocks. They have matched birch shafts and are very clear and brilliant in articulating the sound of the block. Length is 13". Performance Tip: These are excellent for performance situations where changing mallets in mid-performance is not practical. Of all of Ron's High-Density head mallets, the Medium Block Mallet offers the best overall sound on blocks, and suspended cymbals. If you have to pick a single pair only for More Info »
The Vic Firth T3 Staccato Timpani Mallet of the "American Custom" series is medium hard for rhythmic articulation. The head diameter is 1 1/4" and the length is 14 1/2". All six models of the Vic Firth "American Custom" Timpani Mallet Series reflect Vic Firth's fifty years of experience as Solo Timpanist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Each mallet is turned from a single piece of rock maple, which eliminates a core that could rattle and the need for a More Info »
The Tim Genis Signature GEN5 "Tonal" Timpani Mallet by Vic Firth is an excellent all-purpose mallet. It has a wood core, and the persimmon shaft provides a darker sound. The balance and weight of this model makes articulation effortless. The head diameter is 1 11/16" and the length is 14 1/2". The versatile Tim Genis Signature line of timpani mallets is tonal in character and designed to create different colors and qualities of articulation. Tim Genis has been a member More Info »
The Tom Gauger TG03 Molto Bass Drum Mallet features a unique oval design that provides weight for fullness of sound at all dynamic levels. Made by Vic Firth. Length=16.5" Head=2.75" Tom Gauger developed his line of mallets during his 35+ year career with the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops Orchestras and as an educator at Boston University and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. Each product was developed on the job and for the job, designed to solve a technical problem More Info »