For more projection than the normal rounded mallet head, we recommend the Mike Balter Mushroom Head mallet. The head design provides a smooth tone yet great attack when you need it. There are two models for Marimba : Yarn, and two for Vibes :Cord wound. They are either Medium Hard or Medium Soft. The Yarn covered are available in Birch or Rattan handles. For the Cord we recommend Rattan.
Each Vic Firth Signature Series model was conceived through extensive discussion and research with the finest keyboard percussionists from a variety of musical styles. The designs are a reflection of their musical requirements in terms of balance, feel, hardness and tone color. Signature Vibraphone - Victor Mendoza Medium-Hard cord wound mushroom heads produce a brilliant sound on vibraphone. With rattan handles. L = 15 1/2" Signature Vibraphone - Gary Burton Yarn wound heads and rattan handles accommodate Gary's requirements on More Info »
Innovative Percussion OS1 Medium Soft Xylophone Orchestral Series Mallet
The Innovative OS1 Med Soft Xylophone Mallet displays medium soft attack and is excellent for ragtime or small chamber performance on xylophone. Designed in conjunction with Chris Deviney of the Philadelphia Orchestra with the orchestral player in mind. Repertoire Usage: Bartok – "Music for Strings, Percussion, & Celesta (mvt. 3)" Shostakovich – Polka from "Golden Age Ballet" Features: Medium Soft Xylophone Mallet Rattan handles extremely durable 1 1/8" Head Diameter - Dark Green Concert Hall Tested Wide Variety of Timbres
Fixed Wire Brush Discontinued Zildjian's fixed wire brush features a standard sized wire spread, comfortable handle and a steel button on the butt-end for cymbal scrapes and effects. Solid feel and a longer handle. Professional Wire Brush Retractable Position the wires on Zildjian's retractable brushes all the way out for a quieter, more traditional brush sound, or pull them in incrementally for added volume and articulation. Comfortable handle. Bent Bristle Brush Discontinued Designed with Russ Miller to produce innovative sounds. More Info »
Innovative Percussion IP901 Soft Xylo/Glock James Ross Mallet
These high quality Innovative mallets are designed by James Ross, percussionist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Features: Soft Sound Xylophone/Glockenspiel Mallet Rattan handles extremely durable Tan Mallet head Concert Hall Tested
Innovative Percussion IP902 Medium Soft James Ross Xylo/Glock Mallet
These mallets are designed by James Ross, percussionist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.The IP902 mallets are: -Medium Soft -Xylophone/Glockenspiel Mallets -Rattan handles extremely durable -Red mallet head -Concert Hall Tested
The Balter Basics Mallet Series is designed to provide the student and band program with an economically developed solution for obtaining mallets. With exceptional quality at an affordable price, this color-coded series has a model for every percussion situation. Balter Basics come with moderately thicker birch handles for more control and durability.
Ron Vaughn Cymbal mallets have been and remain one of the most important mallets many professionals own. The balance and weight provide effortless cymbal rolls with long, even crescendos and decrescendos, with no audible evidence of the player's rhythmic roll strokes. The dense mallet head fabric texture can suppress cymbal vibration without distortion or choke. Two models are available both with rattan shafts. The standard size mallet has 14" shafts, the X-long model has 15 1/2" shafts. For cymbals larger More Info »
Mike Balter makes a variety of top quality unwound mallets for keyboard use. Because of the various hardnesses the use will vary according to the instrument being played. The two handles we feature are Birch and Rattan. Birch is light weight, very strong and durable. Because of the lack of flex, Marimba players often choose this type of shaft, The Rattan is very flexible and has a bend to it. Vibe players especially recommend this handle and they are the top More Info »
All ProMark drumsticks are designed, engineered, and manufactured in the USA at their Texas facility to the most stringent quality controls in the industry. MT3 Multi-Purpose Mallet ProMark MT3 Multi-Purpose felt mallet is a great all-around mallet with a semi-hard felt head and oak handle. The MT3 is ideal for cymbal swells. Shira Kashi™ Oak handle for added weight without increased diameter Soft felt head for use on timpani, concert toms and suspended cymbal Ideal mallet for cymbal swells Gradual More Info »
Ron Vaughn Piccolo Block mallets are intended for Ron's Piccolo Wood Blocks and other small blocks. These mallets are offered in Birch shafts(PBM-1). They are a specific use mallet, intended for the smallest of Ron's professional Wood Blocks: the W-1, tuned to about a high C sharp, and the W-1.3 tuned to about an A natural.The PBM-1's bring out the best from these small, high-pitched blocks. They will work on other manufactured piccolo blocks as well. Shafts are 13" long More Info »
The Ron Vaughn Large Block Mallet is designed for those blocks which are often darker and deeper sounding than the traditional wood block. To get the pure sound of larger blocks and temple blocks, these mallets have an ideal mallet head weight-to-instrument ratio. Deliver the full range of tonal sound offered by larger blocks and temple blocks every time you practice, perform, or record. Shafts are matched birch and 13" long.
The Grover Pro PM-4 Chime Mallet is a Large-size, Two-Tone, 180 gram Chime Mallet with a 1.75″ head. Grover chime mallets are the first mallets ergonomically designed for playing chimes. Playing chimes is difficult enough without having to worry about mallet head alignment. Unlike ordinary chime "hammers" with clumsy round handles, these mallets feature a flat handle, which ensures the accurate striking of chime tubes. Each mallet features a high-density PVC head with both a hard side for aggressive playing More Info »
Yarn-wound in marimba mallet style, these beaters have a specially weighted hard rubber radial core to pull the fundamental tones from gongs and tam-tams. Solid New England hardwood handles with a smooth satin finish are a comfortable length to reach the optimum playing area. Large/Heavy For gongs/tam-tams 32″ & larger Handwound yarn (blue) Medium General For gongs/tam-tams up to 36 ” Handwound yarn (red) Hard General For extra articulation on any size Handwound yarn (green) Medium Soft-Specialty (sold in pairs) More Info »
Vic Firth “American Custom” T6 Custom General Tympani Mallet
The Vic Firth T6 General Timpani Mallet of the "American Custom" series produces an enormous sound. It's larger and heavier than the T1 General Timpani Mallet intended for all-around playing. The head diameter is 1 3/4" and the length is 14 3/4". All six models of the Vic Firth "American Custom" Timpani Mallet Series reflect Vic Firth's fifty years of experience as Solo Timpanist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Each mallet is turned from a single piece of rock maple, More Info »
Vic Firth “American Custom” T1 General Timpani Mallet
The Vic Firth T1 General Timpani Mallet of the "American Custom" series is ideal for all-around playing. It produces rich sound yet is capable of rhythmic clarity. The head diameter is 1 1/2" and the length is 14 1/2". All six models of the Vic Firth "American Custom" Timpani Mallet Series reflect Vic Firth's fifty years of experience as Solo Timpanist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Each mallet is turned from a single piece of rock maple, which eliminates a More Info »
The Louie Bellson Drumset Series was designed for the drummer needing quick change overs. Some of the series includes double headed sticks which are ideal when doing a show with fast moving parts. These are innovative specialty sticks.
The Tuxedo Pro Mallet bags are padded cordura material, much like airline luggage. The Pro Mallet Bag is an extra wide bag designed to fit any size mallet. It has a shoulder strap, inside lining for mallet head protection, straps to suspend from instrument and pockets to hold music. The Extra Large Pro Mallet bag holds up to 60 pairs of sticks/mallets. It has an adjustable shoulder strap, 16 divisions inside bag, 2 outside pockets for manuscript or accessories, and More Info »
Ron Vaughn medium block mallets are designed for various medium wood blocks. They have matched birch shafts and are very clear and brilliant in articulating the sound of the block. Length is 13". Performance Tip: These are excellent for performance situations where changing mallets in mid-performance is not practical. Of all of Ron's High-Density head mallets, the Medium Block Mallet offers the best overall sound on blocks, and suspended cymbals. If you have to pick a single pair only for More Info »
These mallets are designed for Bell usage. The two types of heads are Aluminum and Brass. They project well and are used when a bright sound is required. The Brass are Hard mallets and the Aluminum, Medium Hard. Both have 5/8" heads. They are available with Birch or Rattan handles.