Orchestral Xylo/Glock In 1980, Grover was one of the very first companies to pioneer the use of poly plastics in mallet construction. Grover's Orchestral XYLO/GLOCK models feature unbreakable polymer heads which are specifically weighted to bring out enhanced fundamental tones from xylophones and glockenspiels. Each model features high quality 14″ rattan handles, matched for diameter and flex. 1″ hard PVC ball - M1 Xylo: Articulate Glock: Full Spectrum 1 1/8″ hard PVC ball - M2 Xylo: Full / Cutting Glock: More Info »
This orchestral xylophone/glock mallet has been designed in conjunction with Chris Deviney of the Philadelphia Orchestra with the orchestral player in mind. The OS4 is: -Full,Forte Sounding Glock-Xylo Mallet -1 1/8" Head Diameter- White -Rattan Shaft Description: Impressive full forte sound on xylophone as well as glockenspiel. Lighter mass prevents bars from “hopping” than with other mallets. Repertoire Usage: Bartok – “Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta (mvt. 4)” Respighi – “Pines of Rome” Copland – “Appalachian Spring”
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
Grover Pro Bass Drum Mallets feature traditional Maple Shafts and Elliptical Weighted Heads sewn with the finest German felt. The extra long New England Maple shafts provide a solid feel with exceptional balance. These mallets are durable and produce a round, focused bass drum sonority. Available in General, Stacatto, and Ultra Stacatto.
The Joseph Periera Signature Timpani Mallets are designed by Joseph Pereira, timpanist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and made by JG Percussion for the professional timpanist. The handles are hand-selected Bamboo with hand-sewn top-quality German felt heads. The diameter of the stick is 11mm and hand grips are European style. They are articulate, warm and full sounding. Currently there are ten models available. Pictured on the left are the Models JP1 through JP5 which have felt heads. Models JP6 through More Info »
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 »
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
Fixed Wire Brush 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 Designed with Russ Miller to produce innovative sounds. Bristle design More Info »
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.
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 »
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 »
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.
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.
The Vic Firth T3 Staccato Timpani Mallet of the "American Custom" series is medium hard for rhythmic articulation. The head diameter is 1 1/4" 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 core that could rattle and the need for a More Info »
The Tom Gauger TG03 Molto Bass Drum Mallet features a unique oval design that provides weight for fullness of sound at all dynamic levels. Made by Vic Firth. Length=16.5" Head=2.75" Tom Gauger developed his line of mallets during his 35+ year career with the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops Orchestras and as an educator at Boston University and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. Each product was developed on the job and for the job, designed to solve a technical problem More Info »
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.