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 »
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 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.
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.
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.
Grover Pro Rock Maple Wood Blocks are meticulously crafted using the finest quality New England rock maple. Their blocks are full and naturally “woody” sounding. They have the ability to speak with a whisper or a loud cutting “bark”. They put a wide radius on the striking edge of each Grover woodblock, which means a consistent sounding attack from every stroke, whether you use a mallet or drumstick. In addition to four vibration-isolating feet, these woodblocks feature the easiest and most versatile More Info »
Danmar makes two versions of wood block holders. Both have adjustable settings for various size wood block inserts. These are sturdy holders and your woodblock will be well secured. One model fits on the bass drum rim and the other on a stand. We have found the Stand Mounted Version the more popular and versatile. Made in USA.
The Grover Pro Percussion “Open Tone” temple blocks are hand-crafted in the USA using high quality Baltic birch. They mindfully chose Baltic birch for its great strength, durability, and resonant sound characteristics. Each block is not only graduated in size, but tuned so that each set is tonally matched for optimum sonority. These blocks have a full, focused sound. The quality is very consistent, creating a set of temple blocks that is truly a benchmark of craftsmanship. Every set of 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 »
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. Also available: Wooden Triple-Bell Agogo.
Ron Vaughn Small Block mallets offer the ideal mallet for small wood blocks. These mallets are offered in Birch shafts and are part of Ron's High Density design family, providing ideal balance between mallet size and mass for small wood blocks of all kind. They produce a clear, brilliant sound and are useful in a range of block sizes. Shafts are 13" and matched. .
The Ron Vaughn No.7 Woodblock is an extra large woodblock. It is low pitched with the fundamental tone being Db. Made in USA of top quality imported African Mahogany, the No. 7 block is used in Concert Performance as well as World Music. The hand made single slot gives extra resonance and focus.The lenght is approximately 13." This is an expensive but state of the art block. Size= 3 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 13" Relative Pitch= Db
Ron Vaughn Percussion is "always getting better." Their woodblocks are no exception. Made in USA, these hand made blocks are the original single slot blocks which have become so popular. The No.5 woodblock is made of imported African Mahogany and has tremendous resonance. Approximate pitch is F and the length a little over 10 5/8." Primarily used in Concert performance, these blocks are very effective for World Music situations. Approximate Size=3 7/8" x 4 5/8" x 10 5/8" Relative Pitch=F
Made in USA of imported African Mahogany, the Ron Vaughn No.6 Woodblock has tremendous resonance. The single slot, hand made instrument is pitched to Eb. The quality of wood and workmanship make all of Ron Vaughn blocks exceptional. The block is designed for general Concert performance. It is also very effective in World Music situations. The lenght of this block is approximately 12 3/8." Size= 3 7/8" x 5 1/4" x 12 3/8" Relative Pitch= Eb