CAYON / BONGO

 

hybrid slap cayon

Hybrid Slap-Top Cajon
The X-shaped Hybrid Slap-Top Cajon features not only a unique and comfortable design, but contrasting playing surfaces on opposite sides to give players different sonic and dynamic alternatives.

 

  • material: Baltic Birch (Betula pendula)
  • size: W 36 x H 25 x D 14cm
  • Comfortable and unique X-design
  • Forward sound projection
  • Internal snare wires for a snare cajon sound on one side
  • Bongo cajon sound on the opposite side
Meinl hybrid cayon hybrid slap-top cajon

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POWWOW DRUMS - TAMBOURS POWWOW

powwow drum

powwow

The powwow drum is one of the ancient ceremonial drums of the American Plains Indians. Today these drums are still played at Powwows. They are mostly played by several drummers. Hot stones placed under the powwow drum are used to tighten the hide on wet days.
The beech wood frame is steambent over a form and the four different layers are glued together. In this way the frame is very durable and at the same time remains thin and light weight. The so called “scar skin“, the outer part of the skin, is used for the upper drumming skin and the split hide is used for the bottom drum head. In this way the frame is literally inserted into the skin.
Hide strips are used to fasten the hides onto the drum. The closed-body design of these drums helps them to hold their tension and good sound for a long time because the inside of the drum does not accumulate humidity. The sound wave of the drum is similar to a gong and vibrates with long powerful overtones.

pow wowPowwow drums are available in different versions:

  • Small Ø 65cm or large Ø 90cm
  • floorstand included (or upright in a gongstand, not included)
  • thin 16cm or thick 30cm

 

 

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BUFFALO DRUMS ... DRUMS FOR ALL WEATHER CONDITIONS

Buffalo Drums
Buffalo Drums

The Remo Standard Buffalo Drum is inspired by the indigenous cultures of the Americas. Equipped with a rope handle and a single mallet. The Remo Standard Buffalo Drum is manufactured with Remo’s Fiberskyn® drumheads and patented Acousticon® drum shells for enhanced durability in any environment. Producing the same tonal characteristics found on traditional wood shell drums, the standard Buffalo Drums feature excellent projection and enhanced low-pitched fundamentals.

  • Durability in any environment
  • Equipped with a rope handle and a single mallet
  • Fiberskyn® drumheads and patented Acousticon® drum shells
  • Excellent projection and enhanced low-pitched fundamentals
  • Ø 35 - 40 - 55cm
 

Buffalo Drum Comfort
Buffalo Drum "Comfort"

Remo Buffalo Drums with Comfort Sound Technology delivers a warm quality tone and features a cleanable black matte finish drum shell with a nylon rope handle that is comfortable and easy to hold. Manufactured with our patented, eco-friendly Acousticon® drum shells, Remo Buffalo Drums with Comfort Sound Technology drumheads produce a big vibration with a focused, controlled sound that delivers warm tones, while remaining accessible for people with sound sensitivities. A great tool for Music therapists and for recreational activities.

  • A great tool for music therapy and for recreational drumming activities
  • Manufactured with Acousticon® drum shells, Comfort Sound Technology drumhead
  • Delivers a warm quality tone and a focused, controlled sound

Remo Comfort sound

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OCEAN DRUMS - TAMBOURS OCEAN - TAMBOUR A VAGUES

India ocean drum

Made in India: A wooden drum covered on both sides with goat skin and filled with small metal balls - just enough so that when the drum is hold horizontally and slightly tilted from side to side it causes a sound reminiscent of the ocean. This can be very calming.

Available sizes: Ø 40cm - Ø 46cm - Ø 51cm - Ø 56cm

wave drum

wavedrumMade in Thailand: These Wave Drums create the soothing sounds of the surf, with a great new feature: we sealed the little steel balls between two drum heads, one synthetic and the other natural goatskin. This means you can choose between two completely different timbres within the Wave Drum. A sealable filling port (see picture) allows you to control the amount of steel balls inside. It even allows you to put extra balls or grains into the drum for a different sound.

  • Available sizes: Ø 40cm - Ø 50cm - Ø 55cm
  • Material:
    • Siam Oak (color Walnut Brown)
    • hand selected goat head and synthetic head
  • Features:
    • Sealable filling port allows you to control the amount of steel balls inside
    • Two different drum heads
    • Soothing sound
oceandrum

Made in the USA: This ocean drum is the next best thing to living by the sea. Slowly rock this drum, and the steel pellets inside recreate the crashing of the waves on the shore.

The bodies of the Remo oceandrums are built of a special material called Acusticon. This material is a synthesis of cylindrical cardboard mixed with resins. This intense manufacturing process makes the body of a Remo drum nearly indestructible. The drum skins are synthetic and the same material that Remo has been using for over 45 years of drum making. These drums are extremely durable and do not change pitch with humidity. They hold their tone in any kind of weather. Remo ocean drums are two headed frame drums. One head is fully "see through" and one is a white skin. They are filled with small metal beads that allow you to recreate the sound of crashing waves of the sea. Comes with a Mallet.

Available sizes: Ø 40cm & Ø 55cm

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TAMBOERIJN - TAMBOURINE

tamboerijn

A tamburine is a small frame drum - with or without drumhead (drumskin) - with pairs of jingles (little cymbals) inserted into the frame. It is found in many musical traditions.

 

 

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SJAMAANTROMMELS - SHAMAN DRUMS - TAMBOURS SHAMANIQUES

shaman drum

made in India

Drums of this basic style have been made in many parts of the world since pre-historic times. In Native American traditions such drums are often used for ceremonial purposes. All our shaman drums are totally hand made with a wood frame and finely worked calf skin head and a wood cross handle, covered with leather. A beater and a nylon bag is included with each drum.

available in Ø 41cm - 46cm - 51cm - 56cm, beater & carry bag incl.

 

gong drum
standard version

gong drum tunable
tunable version

made in Pakistan

Very lightweight but great sound.

  • 5cm thick rosewood frame
  • fixed goatskin head
  • leather cross-handle
  • includes leather beater
  • also available in adjustable (tunable) version

 

available in Ø 41cm - 46cm - 56cm - 76cm

 

 

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CEREMONIAL DRUMS

ceremonial drum
ceremonial drum

made in Europe

These compact hand made drums (Ø 35cm only) have a powerful deep sound that you won't often get from drums that small.
The beautiful skin comes from a desert buck and it's tension can be modified according to weather conditions by inflating or deflating the air chamber of the drum with the pump included. This allows you to use the drum in almost every weather condition, from very dry to highly humid.

Deze compacte handgemaakte drums (slechts Ø 35cm) hebben een krachtige diepe klank die je niet vaak terug vindt bij drums van deze geringe afmetingen.
Het prachtige vel is afkomstig van een woestijnbok. Afhankelijk van de weersomstandigheden kan je de spanning van het vel aanpassen door meer of minder lucht in de luchtkamer van de drum te pompen via de meegeleverde pomp. Hierdoor kan je de drum blijven bespelen in nagenoeg alle weersomstandigheden, van zeer droog tot uitermate vochtig.

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DUBBELZIJDIGE TROMMELS - BARREL DRUMS - TAMBOURS A DOUBLE FACE

berk

Double sided shaman drum

  • Ø 30cm
  • cow skin (sometimes bufallo on 1 side)
  • birch bark
  • beater incl.

 

dubbelvel sjamaan drum

Deze grote dubbelzijdige sjamaantrommel met diameter 53cm geeft een heerlijke diepe klank. Hij is vervaardigd in Arizona (USA). Voor deze trommels is dierenhuid van koe of paard gebruikt. De trommel is relatief licht en daardoor ook heel handig mee te nemen. Bovendien wordt hij geleverd met een beschermende draagtas. Een dubbelzijdige trommel heeft ook als voordeel dat je hem kan neerzetten zonder dat hij omvalt, zodat je slechts één hand nodig hebt om de trommel te bespelen en zo de andere hand vrij is voor bvb een shaker of een ratel.

  • origin: Arizona / USA
  • Ø 53cm
  • cow or horse skin
  • carry bag included

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UDU - SKIN UDU - UDU BONG

udu
udu

skin udu
skin udu

De klank van de udu is diep, warm, vol ... en voelt als de geborgenheid van de baarmoeder, waar ook vaak naar gerefereerd wordt bij het aanhoren van dit prachtige instrument. Behalve het feit dat Udu's er mooi uitzien hebben ze een schitterend geluid dat doet denken aan de Indiase Tabla of de Senegalese Talking drum. De Udu is gemaakt van gebakken klei en wordt met handen en vingers bespeeld, door met de vlakke hand op 1 van de openingen te slaan krijg je een bastoon die lijkt op de klank van een tabla, met de vingers op de 'body' slaan geeft weer een hoog geluid. Zoals je ziet heeft de udu boven een vlakke zijkant waardoor je ook "congaslaps" kan toepassen. Alle Udu's zijn handgedraaid.

De Skin Udu beschikt bovendien over een gespannen geitenvelletje waarmee je extra bongo-klanken uit het instrument kan toveren.

 

The beautiful Udu Drum originates from Nigeria. Surprisingly, it began not as a percussion instrument, but as a common clay pot made for carrying water. When a potter from the ancient Ibo Tribe inadvertently made an opening in the side of one of his vase-shaped water vessels, he discovered the pot's earthy, musical sound. Because some believed its haunting tone to be the "voice of the ancestors", the simple side-hole drum -- sculpted from earth, water, fire and air -- came to be an important part of religious ceremonies in southern and central Nigeria. Though the drum had different names depending on the region in which it was used, "Udu" was the Ibo name, meaning both "pottery" and "peace" in the tribal language.

The Udus are instruments of the finest quality. They are capable of creating beautiful sounds in the hands of both trained musicians and novice players. Their low, unique vibrations are as pure and spiritual as a heartbeat, and their high pitches can be compared to the Indian Tabla Drums. Their tones are similar to the African Talking Drums, and they have sound qualities that no skin-covered drum can obtain.


listen to the skin udu ... listen to the skin udu ...

skin udu
liquid udu

Fiberglass Liquid Udu Drum

A sealed metal chamber containing water is permanently bonded to the premium fiberglass body.
The liquid chamber adds fluctuating overtones to the drum’s fundamentals.

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SPLEET TROMMEL - SLITDRUM - TONGUE DRUM - TAMBOUR A FENTES

In 1988, Ingo Böhme developed a technically challenging technique for tuning large tongue drums. Over the years he has constantly improved their sound.
Todays tongue drums (also called slit drums) are new and improved, fine tuned & sustainable Padouk drums in different pentatonic tunings.

tongue drums
TINKA TONG / BABA TONG ... the language of the trees

These small tongue drums speak in the language of forests, trees and wood.

They convince through their handiness, lightness and clarity of tone. With the addition of the Tinka Tongs and Baba Tong we do give our range of tongue drums a mobile version which is easy and fun to play. A large range of different playing techniques can be discovered, including playing with the finger in addition to using the mallets.

Trees hollowed by lightning or old age and modified by humans have been used as musical instruments by all peoples on earth. For example, in Japan they were used to signal news from one temple to another; in Africa they were used as tribal telephones; the Aztec (Teponatzli) had a tongue drum with two tongues beautifully adorned with jaguars.

The tongue drum is made only out of wood, perhaps the ancestor of the xylophone. Great instrument if you work with kids. It is durable, stable and has no loose bars that can be lost.

The 10 notes Tinka Tongs offer extra fun and despite their small size they are especially melodic. The balanced leave pattern does not show the scale at once, which opens the door to intuition. The Double-Bass Baba Tong is a world novelty with two playing fields right next to each other. (Incl. mallets)

RAV drum

Tinka Tong Piccolo in A minor - 6 tones - incl. 2 mallets

Our smallest Tinka Tong Piccolo combines the great sound of our tongue drums with a size that makes it fun to carry the drum with you and play it. Alone or in groups with other Tinka Tongs you can play along percussion melody instruments.

  • Padouk/Cherry
  • A-minor
  • Piccolo
  • 20 x 8 x 6,5 cm
Tinka Tong Alto   Tinka Tong Alto

Tinka Tong Alto in D minor - 6 tones - incl. 2 mallets

The Tinka Tong Alto is almost twice the size of the Piccolo but is still one of the smallest tongue drums on the market. In sound and manageability it is a full grown up tongue drum. With the 6 notes it can still be played with one hand. The hole at the bottom gives you a good grip. It sounds full and strong, but can also be played soft and mellow.

  • Padouk/Cherry
  • D-minor
  • Alto
  • 30 x 12 x 9 cm
Tinka Tong Alto   Tinka Tong Alto

Tinka Tong Bass in A minor - 10 tones - incl. 2 mallets

The fine tuning inspires with the intuitive scale. The Tinka Tong with 10 notes on top can also be played with one hand, because of the hole on the backside. Place it on the table or on your lap.
Fun to play - take a break from everyday's activities.

  • Padouk/Cherry
  • A-minor
  • Bass
  • 35 x 18 x 10 cm
Tinka Tong Bass   Tinka Tong Alto

Baba TongBaba Tong Double Bass in F minor - 10 tones - two playing fields - incl. 2 mallets

This extraordinary world novelty tongue drum has two playing fields right next to each other. This design allows the player to place the Baba Tong on the lap, where it rests safely. Now the tongues can be played with both hands as well as with mallets The sound is deep for such a small box. The 10 note Baba Tong offers extra fun and despite its small size it is exceptionally melodic.

  • Padouk/Cherry
  • F-minor
  • Bass
  • 30 x 20 x 20 cm
Baba Tong   Baba Tong

PROFI LINE tongue drum

The precisely pentatonic-tuned Profiline tongue drum can be used as a rhythm or a melody instrument. It comes with two mallets.

In 1988, Ingo Boehme developed a special technique for tuning tongue drums to a high perfection. The tropical oily wood, called padouk, is preferable as it does not accumulate humidity and therefore holds the tuning. The latest padouk wood is now exclusively bought from certified sources (receipt on request). It gives more bass, more sound, more feeltone.

The tongue drum can be played by hand or with the included mallets.

slit drum

listen ...

  • sopraan
  • 8 tonen
  • padouk
  • f major pentatonisch
  • 60 x 20 x 18 cm
  • incl. 2 kloppers

BASS tongue drum

bass tongue drumThe drum can be turned on its side and a child or adult can lay down onto the surface. These big drums with tuned tongues and strong vibration were created especially for music therapists. They are also very popular in kindergarten, schools and all kinds of therapeutic institutions. Playing them to learn about rhythm, for communication training (two or more persons) or to get in contact with the body through vibration.

In 1988, Ingo Boehme developed a special technique for tuning tongue drums to a high perfection. The tropical oily wood, called padouk, is preferable as it does not accumulate humidity and therefore holds the tuning. The latest padouk wood is now exclusively bought from certified sources (receipt on request). It gives more bass, more sound, more feeltone.

lig spleet trommel

spleet trommel

 


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ACCESSOIRES
TROMMELSTOKKEN - MAILLOCHES - DRUM MALLETS

 

  • hand made
  • fleece
  • wooden handle is sanded and oiled with Almond oil to reveal the beauty of the wood structure and to protect it from moisture

 


Remo

 

  • made in USA

 


 

  • lamb's wool
  • bamboo or beach handle
DRAAGTASSEN - HOUSSES - CARRY BAGS for drums

drum bag

drum bag

  • made in Indonesia
  • Lightweight bag for all native american drums
  • Outside: Sturdy and water repellent, lined cloth.
  • Very strong zipper, handle and adjustable strap.
  • Inside: velvet material
  • Colour: brown
  • Weight: 0,75 kg

 

drum bag

 

drum bag
  • made in China
  • black nylon
  • padding
  • Ø 40 - 45 - 50 - 55 - 60 - 65 cm
drum bags
  • made in China
  • 800 denier black nylon
  • soft red padding
  • External Velcro Sealed Pocket
  • Clip on shoulder strap and handle
  • Ø 40 - 45 cm



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