Pete Engelhart began crafting metal percussion instruments after spending time in Brazil in the 1950's. He combined his life long love of jazz, a knowledge of latin rhythms and sounds, and his ability as an artist to produce complicated resonant tuned bells. Pete has now been hand crafting metal percussion for nearly 45 years. He has designed a large variety of highly creative instruments that are now used worldwide by many professional musicians. The Reco-Reco BNC is a combination of More Info »
The Guataca is a traditional instrument developed from a small garden hoe. It is metal and played with wood or metal sticks. Used primarily as a rhythm instrument, it is also an excellent effect. The Pearl Guataca has scalloped edges and has a built-in mounting bracket. It can be played handheld or mounted.
"Noah Bell" is the common name given to a distinct type of bell hand-manufactured in India by ancient and inherited traditions. Some monasteries in India are credited with manufacturing Noah Bells for hundreds of years. The profits from the selling of authentic Noah Bells are used to finance the activities of the particular monastery which fashioned them.These bells are popular among collectors because of their intricate resonances, warmth and the mystique that surrounds them. One tale proclaims that these bells More Info »
The Pearl PPS20 Foot Pedal Bracket features a Squared Dimple Post to insure there will be no slipping of any accessory item that you place on the rod. This is made for the drummer or percussionist adding a cowbell, wood block or other accessory to their set-up using a bass drum pedal. The foot pedal bracket is height adjustable and anchored by reversible tips --rubber and spike-- to insure no slipping on any type of floor surface. (The cowbell and More Info »
The Pearl New Yorker Bells are designed after the original bells used in Salsa bands in New York. These bells have a unique sound that can crossover for all styles of music. They are one-piece construction for superior sound and durability. The Low Pitch Cha Cha Bell is 5.60 inches, more mellow sounding than the High Pitch. Recommended as an all around bell for various genres.
Horacio has redesigned 6 distinct cowbells for drum set and percussion players. Sold individually, these bells are made of carbon steel construction with an anodized copper finish and 2 playing surfaces, flat and rounded, to accommodate player position and preference. The HH4XH hand-held Campana bell (see photo below) features a Quick Release bracket that allows you to instantly go from a fixed position to hand-held. Each bell features a swiveling mount which allows the player to stack multiple bells on More Info »
The Danmar Cowbell Holder has been a standard for many years. Made of strong metal to endure high impact, the holder secures tightly to your bass drum hoop and will not slide while playing the cowbell. The bass drum version is 6" high. If you need your cowbell mounted off of a stand there is a version which adjusts to different size stand diameters. It will clamp securely to the stand and give more options for placement of your bell.