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A large, heavy handheld cowbell that will bring your montuno to a new level.
Easily mounts to your drum set or timbales.
This pair of Caxixi will add a soft, swishy element to your music.
The Cha Cha Bell's heavy-duty construction and integrated V-Grip mounting system will last. Perfectly sized...
The distinctive tone of rosewood gives you a set of claves that will make an impression.
Produces bright, high-volume sound that's unmistakably clave!
A distinctive look and sound for your percussion rig.
The celebrated look of old school Gon Bops with drummer-friendly improvements. 10-3/4"-diameter Siam oak shell...
Designed for rock, this shaker is at home anywhere. 8" long, metal construction.
These shakers belong in the toy collection of every percussionist.
Play it between your legs like traditional bongos for distinctive macho and hembra sounds. Creates loud,...
The celebrated look of old school Gon Bops with drummer-friendly improvements. 11-1/2"-diameter Siam oak shell...
A hand-held bell that perfectly accentuates bongo rhythms.
Built in the classic Gon Bops shape, Alex Acuña Series congas and bongos are made from select North American...
A set of three handmade bells by percussion instrument Designer, Pete Engelhart.
Made to the demanding standards of studio and touring ace Acuña. 11-1/2"-diameter<br />select North American...
Great-sounding bongos for the student or recreational player.
A traditional Flamenco cajon that won't cost you the price of a plane ticket to Spain.
Full tone while playing seated. Durable wood and rubber construction is easy on the finish of the drum....
These bells are Alex's favorites for a reason. 10"L with mount, 6"W, 2.5"D. Its deep, low voice is great for a...
When Cuban-American Mariana Bobadilla starting making Cuba-style Bongo and Congo drums in 1954, no one could've predicted the legendary reputation he would soon earn for himself. While Bobadilla was already a well-known professional trumpet player and instrument repair man, it wouldn't take long before he would launch Gon Bops, and become a Latin percussion industry leader. In modern times, Gon Bops is renowned and respected worldwide thanks to their innovative designs. One of the earliest and most respected Latin instrument manufacturers, Gon Bops saw success from the get-go. Top players of the 50's and 60's like Poncho Sanchez and Francisco Aguabella would be soon gracing the world's biggest stages with Gon Bops equipment. In fact, the Gon Bops name could even be found at 1969's Woodstock festival.
From cowbells, congas and chimes to shakers, cajons, and even percussion accessories like bongo knee pads. You'll find no shortage of beautifully crafted instruments throughout the Gon Bops catalog. One of Gon Bops best sellers is their Rattleclap. Designed with metal and wood construction for maximum sustain, the Gon Bops Rattleclap produces a long rattling sound that's eerily similar to the original effect of a horse jaw bone. Overall, this rattleclap is responsive, versatile, and perfect for both percussion ensembles and orchestral settings. Another popular item is the Gon Bops Alex Acuna Signature Special Edition Cajon. Handcrafted by Alex Acuna himself, this authentically Peruvian cajon offers an ideal amount of buzz and resonance, and works exceptionally well for both flamenco and modern applications.
Using only the finest materials, Mariana Bobadilla took great pride and passion in every drum and percussion apparatus he constructed, and today's manufacturers at Gon Bops have never forgotten this. For this reason, you can be sure that every Gon Bops instrument played has been brought to life through the same love and adoration for Latin music as they were over 60 years ago.