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 with the P88C strainer. Free shipping continental US.
The Goshen Eleven-Key Mbira —also known as a "thumb piano" or "kalimba"— is made from select hard-shelled gourd and features one complete 11 key octave tuned to a major scale. The keys are of smoothly finished spring steel. The pianos have two finger holes for vibrato effects and come with a rawhide strap and basic playing instructions. No two gourds are exactly the same in shape or size, therefore your gourd thumb piano will be unique in shape and size More Info »
The Musser M55 Pro Vibe Vibraphone is the all-time favorite of the professional. This portable three-octave M55 Pro Vibe has a sound that has been heard on thousands of recordings and in concert halls worldwide. Silver finished bars are hand-tuned and the matching resonators produce a full, warm, resonant tone. The variable speed motor is extremely quiet. The swiveling, adjustable sustain pedal is very precise. Adjustable damper bar and Musser distortion-free damper bar suspension system assure exact control. Height adjustable More Info »
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 »
Ghungroos are anklet bells made by attaching strings of small bells (known as Ghunghroo, Ghunghru, Ghungur or Salangai) onto velvet pads. Each anklet is comprised of two pads. Each pad has three rows of ten bells per pad, for a grand total of sixty bells. The 5/8" diameter jingle-style brass bells are made in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, which is well known for quality brass manufacturers. This common Middle-East and South-Asian dance accessory is very versatile and More Info »
Seed rattles are found in many parts of Africa. Togo seeds are ubiquitous in Africa and are used for many different things. The shells of selected Togo seeds are used in the construction of these rattles. Togo seed shells are also used for holding keys, for necklace pendants, and these very-loud rattles are used worldwide as noisemakers to cheer on athletes at sporting events. Togo seeds grow on trees in the rainforests of various regions of Africa. In west African More Info »
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 »
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!
The Pearl ROADSHOW RS505SC 20-inch 5-piece Drum Set is a versatile and very durable kit with great projection for playing small and large venues. The Roadshow kit is also great for beginning drummers, as it comes complete with hardware, cymbals and sticks. The attractive low price does not diminish the quality we have learned to expect from Pearl. The shells are made of 9-ply poplar and the hardware is double braced and sturdy. The kick pedal's double-chain drive action and More Info »
Our friend Dan McMillan revised the maraca stick and came up with a new version. This has fill in golf ball containers that imitate the sound of maracas. Great for rhumbas and various latin rhythms on drumset or snare drum. Sticks are wood tip, 5A weight and easily playable. Custom made and limited quantity.
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 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 Antique Mat Brown Lacquer. Note these are all lacquered More Info »
The Stagg 37 Xylophone is a 3 octave Padouk wood instrument. The tuning is C-C.It is ideal for practice and learning. Designed with the student in mind, it is very portable and a height adjustable stand is included. The instrument is detachable from the stand and can be used on a flat surface if necessary. A gig bag and mallets are also included. Free Shipping Continental USA. 37-key desktop xylophone set 3 octaves(C5~C8) A=442Hz Padouk bars Bar length: 110~290mm Bar More Info »
The Mapex SV529X Saturn V Exotic Rock 4-pc Shell Pack features the classic Maple and Walnut shell combination enhancing the warmth and full sounding drums that Mapex is known for. This is a rock-n-roll power keg! The bass drum is extremely punchy with a full boom. The bass shell is 7 ply and the toms are 7 ply. Memory-Mark Bass Drum Spurs are attached as well as Low-Contact Bass Drum Claws. The 4 piece Shell Pack consists of: 22"x18" Bass Drum 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
Kevin Spears has the ability to play a Kalimba (thumb piano) as a full range instrument. Whether playing rhythm, melody or bass, Kevin does it all on one instrument. He has now designed the ideal instrument to do all of this. The Kevin Spears Pro Kalimba is Red Cedar with a Natural finish. It has an electronic pickup, preamp, built-in eq with volume control and a 23 note keyboard. The possiblities with this Kalimba are endless. It has a five More Info »
Sabian designed this hand hammered triangle for symphonic playing. Because it is hand hammered, much like a cymbal, the tone is darker than normal. The B8 bronze alloy creates a shimmering sound with great sustain. This is an extremely versatile and reasonably priced professional triangle.