Peace Drums - Review 2016

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  Peace drums is a division of Peace Best Music Co., Ltd. They offer a wide range of musical instruments like drums, marching percussion, latin percussion instruments and saxophones. They are based out of Taipei, Taiwan. Additional wraps and lacquer finishes for many of the kits are available upon request for a small fee of Read More »

CB Drums

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CB JRX55

CB drums or CB Percussion as its known, is under the parent company Kaman Music Corp (KMC). KMC owns many famous music brands such as Takamine, Ovation, Hamer, Sabian and Gibraltar. They currently only offer snare drums, marching snares, and bells (small compact versions of xylophones). While their drum sets are now largely unavailable, you Read More »

Traps Drums Review - 2018

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Traps Drums

  Traps drums manufacturers acoustic and electronic sets that are basically a molded rim to hold a drum hoop and a head. They don't actually have a shell. Much like a practice pad set. This of course makes them extremely easy to pack and travel with. Of course having no shell at all gives you Read More »

African Drums

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Adrican Drum Band

There are many different types of different African drums. They come in a variety of shapes and produce a wide spectrum of different sounds. Here we'll take a close look at some of the most common types of and explore their different traits and how they were used. Djembe Drums OVERVIEW The Djembe or Jambe Read More »

Caribbean Drums and Their Magical Sound

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Man playing Steelpan

  Caribbean drums OVERVIEW The most Common type of Caribbean drums are the Steel drums or steelpans. They are large round metal drums with the center, about 1 mm thick, bent inward like a bowl, so by playing on various shapes on the drum, you can get different pitches. The lower pitches are generally on the outer Read More »

Bata Drums

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Bata Cajon

Bata Drums OVERVIEW Bata drums are hour glass shaped drums made from one solid piece of wood with one end being larger than the other.  Similar to a more common djembe. With a deep history, they are also currently being used as modern day latin percussion instruments for cuban jazz and other similar genres of music. Read More »

Slingerland Drums

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OVERVIEWS Slingerland drums was a large drum manufacturing company that boomed from the late 20's until the early 70's. In addition to drum sets, they also made ukeleles, guitars and marching percussion drums. Today, Slingerland drums are highly sought after for their vintage sound and rarity. What remained of Slingerland was at the Baldwin Piano Read More »

Brazilian Drums - Types Overview

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Pearl Caxia Drum Yellow

There are many types of common Brazilian drums. These include the Surdo, Pandierno, Caixa, Repinque, Tambourim. They are typically used in Samba as one of the most common Brazilian instrument. While commonly used in Carnival parades and celebrations, these various types of drums have found their place into other genres of music and are widely used today Read More »