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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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".
We have found the Danmar Grenadilla Claves to be the most consistent clave on the market. It has high, defined pitch and articulate projection. The dense grenadilla holds up well to extended play and the polished wood has a nice feel to it. Your clave rhythm will be enhanced by a pair of these!!
The Tang-Tang is a unique shaker designed for rhythm playing as well as effects. The two tubes are high and low pitched and filled with beads to effect a shaker sound by knocking against the wood bars. A lot of fun and creative!!
The Reco Reco is a Brazilian metal instrument with springs. It is used to play rhythm, effects and colors. Pete Engelhart has designed his Reco Reco with the addition of a cowbell in the body. There are a variety of sounds available and when played creatively this Reco Reco can be very effective in mood production. It is mountable for drum set or as an accessory for percussion. Sound Sample
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 »
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.
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 »
Pearl Travel Congas deliver real conga sound from a compact 3-½” depth drum that can be carried literally in a backpack! The wood shell and stave construction is identical to their full-size congas and the Remo FiberSkyn 3 synthetic head yields outstanding tone while resisting fluctuations from changes in temperature or humidity. Five precision Allen bolts provide accurate and easy tuning via the included foam-handle Allen wrench. The Pearl Travel Conga can be played on your lap or mounted on 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.
This Tamborim Stick by Pearl is an appropriate stick with which to play the tamborim. It features 7 plastic rods.
This pair of smooth ebony bones each measure 7" long x 7/8" wide, with a slight curve. The thickness tapers over the length from 1/16" to 1/4". The dense hard ebony gives a clear tone when struck. Hold one between the index and middle fingers, so the flat side is between the fingers and the concave curve is toward you. This one should hang down along your inner wrist. The second one is held between the middle and ring fingers More Info »
When you need a strong, durable wood block the Pearl Clave Blocks come to the rescue. They come in three different pitches: Low (Orange), Medium (Yellow), and High (Green). Pearl's clave blocks are injection molded so they're virtually indestructible, and the the solid color will never chip, fade or peel. The exclusive CDV (Chamber Density Variation) Technology process allows all three clave blocks to be the same dimensions, but still differ in pitch. The blocks have a bracket installed for mounting.
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.