Ron Vaughn Woodblocks are acknowledged as the leading manufacturer of woodblocks in the industry. Drummers World is proud to be a seller of these instruments since 1979. Ron's motto is "always getting better." He is constantly tweaking, updating and developing new ideas and his products prove it. As a percussionist, Ron knows how the instrument should sound and the blocks are made with the pro in mind. They are a solid body woodblock using selective woods for various models. They are More Info »
Ron Vaughn Key Chimes are designed with the recording percussionist in mind. They are rotating Studio Key Chimes, 6 3/4" diameter with 24 solid brass alloy keys and a performance frame made of impact resistant polymer. They exhibit a flowing, soft sound, and are intended for playing with hands or light stick/brush work. All rotating chimes ship with 3/8" stainless steel mounting rod and polymer bearing. Available in Blue, Yellow and Green frames. Performance Tip: Rotate the mounted chime slowly 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.
Ron Vaughn Small Block mallets offer the ideal mallet for small wood blocks. These mallets are offered in Birch shafts and are part of Ron's High Density design family, providing ideal balance between mallet size and mass for small wood blocks of all kind. They produce a clear, brilliant sound and are useful in a range of block sizes. Shafts are 13" and matched. .
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 »
Ron Vaughn Cymbal mallets have been and remain one of the most important mallets many professionals own. The balance and weight provide effortless cymbal rolls with long, even crescendos and decrescendos, with no audible evidence of the player's rhythmic roll strokes. The dense mallet head fabric texture can suppress cymbal vibration without distortion or choke. Two models are available both with rattan shafts. The standard size mallet has 14" shafts, the X-long model has 15 1/2" shafts. For cymbals larger More Info »
Ron Vaughn Percussion is "always getting better." Their woodblocks are no exception. Made in USA, these hand made blocks are the original single slot blocks which have become so popular. The No.5 woodblock is made of imported African Mahogany and has tremendous resonance. Approximate pitch is F and the length a little over 10 5/8." Primarily used in Concert performance, these blocks are very effective for World Music situations. Approximate Size=3 7/8" x 4 5/8" x 10 5/8" Relative Pitch=F
Made in USA of imported African Mahogany, the Ron Vaughn No.6 Woodblock has tremendous resonance. The single slot, hand made instrument is pitched to Eb. The quality of wood and workmanship make all of Ron Vaughn blocks exceptional. The block is designed for general Concert performance. It is also very effective in World Music situations. The lenght of this block is approximately 12 3/8." Size= 3 7/8" x 5 1/4" x 12 3/8" Relative Pitch= Eb
The Ron Vaughn No.7 Woodblock is an extra large woodblock. It is low pitched with the fundamental tone being Db. Made in USA of top quality imported African Mahogany, the No. 7 block is used in Concert Performance as well as World Music. The hand made single slot gives extra resonance and focus.The lenght is approximately 13." This is an expensive but state of the art block. Size= 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 13" Relative Pitch= Db