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 »
Weird, ethereal, eerie and creepy are all words used to describe the sound of the AquaSonic Waterphone. This is the instrument used in movie and TV soundtracks as well as theatre productions for sound effects in mysterious or suspenseful scenes. Waterphones by Aquasonic are played by bowing the tines or beating soft rubber mallets against the pegs or the bottom of the pan. We have sold AquaSonic Waterphones to Broadway shows, Symphony orchestras and Rock groups. If you need a sound to More Info »
The Ludwig Supraphonic 5" by 14" snare drum is the most recorded and popular drum in the world. It has been on more recordings and stages than any other snare drum. It comes out of the box ready to play. The USA-made chrome-plated, seamless, beaded aluminum shell produces a bright, crisp attack with the perfect balance of full resonant tone and snare crack. Imperial Lugs and supraphonic snares are standard.
Located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Contemporanea is the choice of musicians and samba schools worldwide. They supply the top samba schools in Rio and Sao Paulo. Their instruments capture the authentic sound of samba and bossa nova. Drummers World has been selling their products for over 30 years and recognizes the quality and craftsmanship these instruments provide. All pandeiros (Brazilian tambourines) listed feature 5 sets of jingles, key tunable (tuning key provided), and wood shells. These are limited in quantity. The More Info »
The GoKit is lightweight, very portable and designed for the pro drummer. The shells are 8-ply and a combination of Birch and Basswood finished in a bright high gloss lacquer. Although the drums are small in size they have amazing projection and included is Taye's well designed SlideTrack Tom Holder System. Available as a shell pack or with hardware which includes: hi-hat, 2 boom cymbals stands, snare stand, bass drum pedal and boom arm. GoKit Sizes are: 18x7.5 Bass Drum; More Info »
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.
Caxixi (ka-she-she) or basket shakers are used with berimbau, for sound effects and as a rhythmic rattle. They are made of wicker filled with seeds. The flat bottom is made of dried gourd. Quality varies and we have found the caxixi hand made by Cabello in Brazil top quality for sound and endurance. Limited in quantity. Made in Brazil. Three sizes available: Small = 7" x 2", Medium = 9" x 3", Large = 12" x 3.25".
Fifty 5/8" clam-shaped brass bells are braided into each of two approximately 45" cords for a grand total of 100 bells. The bell section lengths are approximately 25”—about two bells for every inch of cord. Cord color may vary. These bells are made in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh which is well known for quality brass manufacturers. Once cast, these solid brass bells are transported to Mumbai for assembly and export. Bells are primarily worn by Indian dancers More Info »
These handmade gourd maracas are a Drummers World exclusive, delivered directly from Maximo Teppa in Venezuela. The precise articulation achieved by the instrument is such that major international orchestras have made Joropo their #1 choice. Because of limited production and high demand they are in short supply. Colors vary. Limit 1 pair per customer!
Six heavy gauge metal bells individually tuned. Pete Engelhart originally designed the blossom bells to be hand held and hit against each other to create a church bell effect. We encouraged him to make them mountable so drumset players and percussionists could use them in their setups. They have become extremely popular and often players use yarn mallets to get that "ringing" choir bell effect. We've seen them played with fingers, sticks, rods,etc. They can be hand held and used in More Info »
Ludwig is manufacturing the Downbeat Shell Pack in their Noth Carolina plant. Using 7 ply Maple shells and 45 degree bearing edges, the drums are sensitive with a wide dynamic tuning range and a sharp attack for live performance. They feature mini-classic lugs, and a virgin kick drum with the tom holder mounting off the cymbal stand. These are drums made in the USA with top quality materials and craftsmanship. The shell pack consists of 3 drums: 14x20 Bass, 8x12 More Info »
This Goshen Eleven-Key Paduk Kalimba has a paduk top for an extremely warm sound and comes with a rawhide strap and basic playing instructions. Also known as a "box piano", or "thumb piano", it features keys of smoothly finished spring steel and two side finger holes for vibrato effects. Sound Sample
The Gator Protector Mini Accessory Case has been a favorite for traveling pros for many years. Lightweight with wheels and a retractable handle, the case is molded plastic and indestructible. If you have lightweight hardware this is the case for travel and portablility. It measures 25"x10"x12".
At the 2014 NAMM show in California, Canopus introduced the lower priced New Yaiba kits. The Bop kit consists of a 14x18 Bass Drum, 8x12 Mounted Tom Tom, 14x14 Floor Tom Tom and 5.5x14 Snare Drum. These are all Maple shells. The Tom holder, Bass Drum plate and Rims Mounting System are included in the price, stands and pedals are not. Available colors are Gray Sparkle, Dark Red Sparkle, Ebony, and Mat White. Note these are all lacquered and not More Info »
The Vancore PSM1001 Marimba bars are made of African Paduak, which produces a warm sound and rich sustain. All 4 1/3 octaves of bars are sized professionally with the low end bars measuring 2.5" wide. The resonance of the instrument is magnified by the Floating Bar System incorporated. The resonators are individually hand tuned and assembled using an exclusive mounting system which guarantees no rattles. Casters come with upscale bearings and brakes. Manual height adjustment is provided. The frame has More Info »
The PHA1440 Philharmonic Cast Aluminum Shell Snare Drum is part of the highly successful Philharmonic series concert snares developed by Pearl. These are highly articulate and precise drums. The 14x4 cast aluminum shell features claw hooks and displays brightness of tone as well as warmth. These incredible drums represent state-of-the-art design and craftsmanship. At the heart of the world-famous Philharmonic snare drum is the revolutionary SR-500 strainer system. The Triad Silent Strainer System provides three individual tension adjusters allowing you More Info »
The YX-135C is a standard 3 1/2 octave Xylophone featuring Paduak Wood bars. It is ideal for beginning percussionists and educators. Very compact and portable, the tuning range is F45-C88 with non-graduated bars. The casters are 3"(2 locking) and conveniently located on the player's side. Cover is included. Range-3 1/2 Octaves-F45-C88 Bars-Paduak Wood Bar sizes-Non-graduated 1 3/8" x 3/4" Height adjustable-No Dimensions-48 1/2" x 24 1/2" Weight-48 1/2 pounds Pitch- A442 Wheels- 3" Casters, two locking
The Remo Fiberskyn 3 head is pre-tuned on a 0.25 inch thick ACOUSTICON shell which will provide years of carefree play. This hand drum is sturdy and durable; the perfect travel companion, for outdoors and inside. You can create a sound that will hold its own in any drum circle; great for playing with your hand. There is a thumb notch for comfort. Available in 12".