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 »
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!
This large oval brass bulb horn from Pakistan has a 6.5″ bell and is 15″ in length! It features a removable and replaceable reed and a bulb with a 5/8 inch fitting. You should expect your brass instruments to have, or develop, an attractive antique patina. However, if you prefer the high shine look we recommend Brasso (TM) as a good polish.
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
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".
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 Yellow and Green frames. Performance Tip: Rotate the mounted chime slowly with More Info »
These Bird Spoons are 10" long and feature a great grip reminiscent of a birds head. There are two deep spoons, with tabs, that rest bowl to bowl. Hold the bird-head end in one hand and tap the spoons between your thigh and your free hand. You can get a few different sounds by cupping and flexing your free hand as the spoons slap back and forth. Stroke the tabs down your splayed fingers for a drill sound. Perfect for More Info »
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 »
Twenty-five 5/8" clam-shaped brass bells are braided into each of two approximately 36.5" cords for a grand total of fifty bells. The bell section lengths are approximately 12.5”—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 »
This Tamborim Stick by Pearl is an appropriate stick with which to play the tamborim. It features 7 plastic rods.
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 »
A modern version of the traditional African agogo bell, in a hardwood which produces brightly-pitched tones. Scrape the ridges or simply tap on the bells for a variety of rhythmic wood sounds. Use the ball end for louder sounds, and the handle for more subtle sounds. The ribbed cups give three different tones. Beater included. Dimensions are approximately 10" x 6.5". Also available: Wooden Double-Bell Agogo.
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 walnut 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 »
7" Double oval-shaped iron gong/bell are like the Gankoqui agogos but sit side by side. Originating in Nigeria, the Oghene double bells can be used for many styles of music. Hand forged by some of Nigeria's most skillful craftsmen, Oghene offers a unique, resonant and sustaining metallic bell sound. Play it with your fingers, hand, or with sticks. An exceptional percussion instrument, authentic in design, craftsmanship, and sound. Oghene is vital to any performance as it serves as a common More Info »
Very traditional in tuning, these Pearl mountable agogo bells are very popular in Samba groups and as a percussion accessory. Two versions are made, this one and a hand-held model.
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.
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 two rows of ten bells per pad, for a grand total of forty 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 »
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!