Ask any drummer and they'll tell you how much fun it is to expand their musical palette. By adding new drums, such as timbales, to your repertoire, you have the ability to add exciting sounds and styles to your playing, which can only benefit you, as well as your band mates. If you're a serious drummer who is looking to take their skills to the next level, you've definitely come to the right place. Originating in Cuba, the timbales have been around for just over 100 years. These shallow, single headed drums are played with sticks and are often times accompanied by a cowbell to add more flavor to their sound. Over the years, legendary names such as Tito Puente, Sheila E, and Guillermo Barreto have all championed the timbales. Now it's your turn to make your mark on these exciting drums.So which timbales are right for you? Well, that might come down to your skill level. If you're a beginner checking out their first set, you might be best served with an option like the LP LPA256 Aspire Series Timbales. These bright-toned drums are a great (and affordable!) choice for any player. With excellent projection and a distinct sound, these drums are able to cut through the loudest of bands with ease, so you'll always stand out.Of course, if you're a more advanced player who is looking for gear more representative of your skill level, you'll love the Gon Bops Alex Acuna Signature Brass Timbales with 9600 Stand. These captivating timbales were built to deliver a dark, distinct tone unlike any you've heard before. Created in conjunction with Alex Acuna, one of the world's finest percussionists, these timbales will make you the star of any performance. Of course, we also offer individual timbales here if you'd rather mix and match for ultimate customization. Whichever timbales you choose, one thing is for certain, you're going to dig the way it sounds when you start to groove on these drums.