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 »
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 »
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.
7" Double iron gong with high and low tone (in Brazil this double bell is called an Agogo) traditionally from Ghana. Wood playing stick is included. Gankogui is the name of this double bell or gong. It is constructed from iron. In Ewe music in general, and during Atsiã in particular, gankogui keeps the time. Gankogui is vital to any performance as it serves as a common reference point for everyone in the group - drummers as well as dancers More Info »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Tuxedo Bags are manufactured of 1000 denier nylon and are completely lined with a specially formulated dense foam. All hardware and zippers used in the manufacture of the bags far exceed strength and usage requirements. We have sold these bags for close to 20 years and find them to be very dependable and sturdy. The nylon used is similar to airline baggage and is weatherproof. Sizes listed are height by diameter and measured in inches.
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.
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 Antique Brown Matt, Antique Ebony Matt, Antique Natural, Dark Wine Red and Indigo.. Note these 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 »
Expiri rattles have smooth, shiny palm seed husks strung on a nylon cord with a loop handle. With palm seed husks about the size of Brazil nuts, these rattles produce a loud, piercing sound. They're played hand-held and shaken in rhythm. From the Ibo regions of Nigeria. Sound Sample Related Products - Togo Seed Rattle
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 »
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 new Export drum set series Pearl has reintroduced comes in three size configurations. The 705/C sizes are: 20" x 16" bass drum; 10" x 7" tom-tom; 12" x 8" tom-tom; 14" x 14" floor tom-tom; 14" x 5.5" snare drum. The set includes a top of the line hardware pack (830HW): 1 Boom cymbal stand; 1 straight cymbal stand; snare stand; hi-hat stand; bass drum pedal. These are 6 ply poplar/asian mahogany shells, with the new Opti-Loc Tom Holder, 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
This Aluminum Turkish made Doumbek is 11.5" x 16.5". It features a hand etched Erzincan design against a black background. There are 8 tuning bolts in the collar with a Mylar head. It includes a Tuning tool and soft nylon case. Designs and Patterns may vary. This is a beautiful drum and greatly reduced. Limited quantity!