Asmat Art Drums: They are Strange and Beautiful

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three asmat drums

Asmat drums are hour glass shaped tribal drums carved from a single piece of wood. They are named after the Asmat tribal group who inhabit Papua New Guinea in Indonesia who regard the drums as sacred. Usually Asmat drum is around 5 feet high, 8 inches wide at the top, 5 inches in the middle, Read More »

Djembe Drums | 5 Reason Why You Will Love It

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Some folks may not have learned about the djembe drum; it’s a percussion instrument used your hands. Not long ago I wrote an article about it's history and reviews of the drum, but now let's focus on it's charm. OK, it is basically help drum… but not simply any hands drum, it’s a djembe. This is Read More »

What It's Like | Song Drum Chart

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What It's Like Song Drum Chart

This is "What its like" by Everlast. The drum sheet music. I did not write the song or any part of it. I own no rights to it. I simply notated out the drum part from the song for instructional purposes. The song is in 4/4 time so we're counting four quarter notes per measure. Read More »

Reading Drum Music | Trust Me It's Easy!

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How to read drum sheet music

Drum music is typically written in Bass Clef. However with drums, you don't need to worry about key signatures so it doesn't really matter. You may ask ''So is it hard to read drum music?'' and I will answer you - Hell no! There is standard method for writing out drum notations. However, drum charts can Read More »

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 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 »