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 »
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! Carrying bag included while supplies last.
Strips of thin metal mounted across a frame best describes the construction of the Rhythm Tech Ribbon Crasher. It has a bright, metallic sound which is very loud and brash and will cut through all instrumentation. It is used as a rhythm instrument as well as a sound effect. The Crasher has a "Rock Lock" mount interface attached that will mount to any 3/8" rod. Two sizes are available: 11" and 15".
The Frame drum originates in the Middle East and is among the oldest of drums. Frame drums can be played using a traditional style with fingers, striking edge of drum producing a "tak" tone. It can also be held with one hand and played with a soft mallet or straddled between the knees like a bongo drum. Whether you are a professional drummer or just want to have fun at a drum circle with family or friends, the Remo frame More Info »
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 »
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
Shakka Shakerz: Professional quality, high performance, beautifully designed tubular shakers. A perfect blend of style, function and comfort! A variety of sounds can be created with slight variations in playing technique. Their unique design allows their sound to cut through, delivering a precise, consistent tone appreciate by top performers. Each hand crafted shaker is wrapped with an attractive fabric chosen from a variety of cultures. Hand made assures you the best quality. Assorted sounds and fabrics. Satisfaction guaranteed! These are our 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 »
This thumb piano by Mid-East features 17 steel keys and two vibrato holes on the back. The 5" x 7" resonator box is made of rosewood. The thumb piano originates in Africa and is also known as a “mbira”, “likembe”, and “kalimba” among many other names. The metal keys are mounted on a wooden box that acts as the resonating chamber. To play, rest the thumb piano on the fingers of both hands and hold it between your palms. Cover More Info »
This Tamborim Stick by Pearl is an appropriate stick with which to play the tamborim. It features 7 plastic rods.
The Bodhran is the primary rhythmic accompaniment for Celtic and Irish music. This model measures 14"x 3.5", has a goatskin head and a beautiful rosewood frame that has a black band around it with internal tuning. The player is able to tune the drum by adjusting hardware hidden inside. Equipped with fixed cross bars to help support hand and wrist when applying pressure to head from inside of frame. The 14 inch drum is extremely convenient to play and easily More Info »
These ganzas(shakers) have been popular with Samba players and general percussionists for years. The aluminum body is hexagonal and easy to control. The shakers have a smooth, even sound. Because of the design you can get a lot of sound variations and pitches. Two models are available. The short(4") is ideal for studio, the long(7.5") for live performance.
The Pearl Ash Tone Blocks are staved wood and come with a swivel mounting bracket. They are extremely durable and great for high volume and have a bright, wood sound quality. These are excellent if you need an add-on for clave rhythm or sound effect. Available in 3 sizes and pitches: High, Medium, and Low.
Crafted from exotic rosewood, these claves are bright and high-pitched in tone. Their piercing attack provides plenty of cut for Latin and Jazz music!
Remo Mondo Djembes feature the sleek look of the Contour Tuning Brackets adding comfort, style and tunablity with the Skyndeep drumhead. These are key tuned drums with synthetic heads for long lasting durabililty. Perfect in all weather conditions as the tuning is not affected by climate change. Remo has designed the drum based on the original West African djembe model utilizing their patented Acousticon shell. These have been extremely popular for drum circles, touring groups and recording. A rope carrying handle More Info »
The sounds of the Caribbean come alive with the World's Best Beginning Steel Drum! The Jumbie Jam is the epitome of a beginner's mini steel drum. Made by Panyard, this musical instrument is very affordable and a great gift idea! Tuned to the scale of G, the notes of this steel pan drum are clean and well defined. While intended for beginners, it is a professional percussion instrument. Available in Silver or Blue color. The Jumbie Jam Steel Drum is More Info »
The Deff is a frame drum of Middle Eastern origin. It features a wood mosaic decorated frame and a fixed goatskin head. Available in 18" size.
The Goshen Fifteen-Key Mbira —also known as a "thumb piano" or "kalimba"— is made from select hard-shelled gourd and features 15 keys for two octaves 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 »
Shakelets are a NEW accessory by Pearl's innovative percussion R&D team that feature exclusive "Ganzinellas", Brazilian-style plantinellas combined with ganza shakers, that are worn on the wrists to produce a shaker sound when playing. Clap your hands, shake them in the air, use them with drumsticks - the uses for Shakelets are virtually limitless. Shakelets are also useful for people living with disabilities to rekindle spatial awareness and to learn right from left. Most of all, Shakelets are just plain More Info »