Caribbean drums

Posted in Other Drums on February 5, 2016

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 edge Read More »

Bata Drums

Posted in Other Drums on February 5, 2016

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

Posted in Other Drums on February 5, 2016

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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

Posted in Other Drums on February 5, 2016

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 »

Drum Tuning - 12 Tips

Posted in Guides And Tips on February 5, 2016

drum tuning

Before you can start banging on your custom drum set, you need to set it up first, so without further ado. Here’s how you do the drum tuning: 1. Lay out all the drums and accessories in your work area.  Place them on carpeted surface, rugs or foam to avoid scratching. 2. If not yet Read More »

Drum with Kids Using Floor Drums

Posted in Guides And Tips on February 3, 2016

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Although there is no universal formula of how to drum with kids, here are some suggestions that help you get rolling. Drumming together with your kid deepens your relationship, makes fun, develops your rhythmic sense, your rough and fine motor behaviour, your sensibility of movement and feeling, and the strengthened networking between your cerebral hemispheres.All Read More »

The Best Cajon of 2017: Reviews

Posted in Cajons on December 19, 2015

The Best Cajone Guide

If you are interested in a this type of instruments then you have probably figured out that there are a lot of options to choose from. In searching of the best Cajon You will find that just about every major drum manufacture have a least one type of it available for purchase. The most common type of Read More »

The Schlagwerk Cajon Drum

Posted in Cajons on December 10, 2015

Schlagwerk Cajon Drum

If you are a die hard percussionist who has a high standard when creating good music, then the Schlagwerk Cajon drum is for you. Its many features and creative workmanship will surely add great pleasure and inspiration whether you are playing for recreational reasons or for professional gigs. The Schlagwerk Percussion Professional drum costs starts Read More »

Cajon Flamenco

Posted in Cajons on December 10, 2015

Flamenco cajon hand made with

Nowadays, every true blue drummer has his own favorite type of cajons included in his arsenal of drum sets. The versatility and uniqueness of this type of musical instrument has made it a necessity in making great music using your creativity and musical style in a fashion that is truly your own. The Flamenco drum just like Read More »

The 4 Best Cajon Bags: Review 2016

Posted in Accessories on December 10, 2015

Cajon Bag Picture

With the onset of the Cajon’s increasing popularity, comes the need to give the instrument the proper care and handling it needs to maintain its beauty. This is where the Cajon Bag and Case comes into the picture. The specially designed bag is very useful to a traveling musician since it makes transporting the instrument Read More »