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Pearl AshTone Wood Block Natural Large

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      For those who prefer the natural tone of wood in their blocks.

      This attractive wood block is made of very hard ash wood, so it produces a lot of volume at a low pitch. The AshTone percussion block also comes with a mounting clamp for mounting on any 3/8" post.


      A must for any drummer or percussionist's bag of tricks. Order today.

       
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      PearlAshTone Wood Block
       
      3.8

      (based on 6 reviews)

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      4.0

      Nice sound

      By SEA2012

      from Seattle, WA

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            Comments about Pearl AshTone Wood Block:

            Pretty good sound from this block. Nice loud "TOK." Wish the opening on the clamp was larger to fit larger mounts (won't fit on a Mapex tom arm, for example). Other than that, it's a well-made block.

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            5.0

            Better than agogo, wood block, jam block

            By Mark Schmieder

            from Concord CA

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Great Sound
            • Huge Tone
            • Responsive
            • Sensitive
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Accompaniment
              • Jazz Clubs
              • School Bands
              • Small Venues
              • Soundtracks
              • Symphonies

              Comments about Pearl AshTone Wood Block:

              I have been searching for years for a block sound that is dry, responsive, natural (woody), and pitched in a way that it won't be masked by other elements. Pearl got it right with this series, and offer it in three pitches, voiced similarly to agogo bells so that these can be used as part of a clave accompaniment.

              It is a shame that most vendors don't give accurate information on this series. Several responses below incorrectly identify this as the large block (PAB-100). This is in fact the PAB-50 medium block. I had to go to another vendor to order the PAB-20 small block, which just arrived and now gives me a nice agogo pair with the PAB-50 that I bought on this site last year. The PAB-100 is much lower pitched and wouldn't fit into as many contexts.

              Although I am using these as wooden agogo bells, I think their main intent is to be used as a more organic and warm alternative to those plastic jam blocks that have become so popular.

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              3.0

              revised review... small sweet spot

              By carvinbassman

              from Durango, Colorado

              Comments about Pearl AshTone Wood Block:

              I was all excited to get my wood block...and got a terrible sound from it but after futher review...I found you can produce a decent sound... but the sweet spot is small...a 2 to 3 inch radius in the center of block... out by the edge...best sounds produced by hitting it with the side of the stick on edge of block...I still like one piece blocks better...but I wanted to give this product more of a fair review...and I use it today.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Awesome block

              By Kin

              from Macon, GA

              Comments about Pearl AshTone Wood Block:

              I mounted this on my Djembe for accents... awesome, I have had so many complements at gig's because of the projection and sound of this block.I am using the Lo version, I don't have the other two, but am considering ordering them.

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              1.0

              poor sound

              By carvinbassman

              from Durango, Colorado

              Comments about Pearl AshTone Wood Block:

              I was all excied to get my pearl wood block and played it and got a terrible sound out of it ...not wood blocky at all. Save you money and get a good block.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Wood Block

              By Monday317

              from Twinsburg, OH

              Comments about Pearl AshTone Wood Block:

              I really like this one. Used to be they had a large and small, looks like Big P settled on just the large. Anyway, you can whack it a dozen different ways, and get a dozen different sounds from it. I know there are a lot of decent plastic blocks out there, and many who swear by them. This is just a really nice block I personally think is worth having, if you are going to use a woodblock on your kit. Built nice, looks nice, priced nice.

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