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A traditional instrument steeped in Afro-Peruvian, flamenco, and Cuban rhythms, the cajon produces an...
Sounds great and built to last.
Traditional Mali-weave rope tuning system. Black and brown carving evokes plowed fields and stalks of grain....
Hand-carved, painted mahogany shell equipped with a hand-selected head. Large 12"; medium 10"; or small 8".
For traditional Cuban rhythms or aggressive modern Latin rock. Karl's timbales allow bright cascara sticking.
Cut through the band with the volume of a double-row tambourine.
This angled cajon is designed to make it easier to reach bass tones and provides a more balanced sound. It...
Bring the classic cabasa sound to a new level that will cut through any sonic environment.
The Walton Music Bodhran is handcrafted from the finest woods, and the head is made from real goatskin. This...
Made to the demanding standards of studio and touring ace Acuña. 11-1/2"-diameter<br />select North American...
Tambourine with a head featuring a blue background and a picture of a white dove in flight printed upon it.
Nothing gets a crowd moving and shaking like world percussion does. Adding life and energy to any song, they are some of the most versatile instruments used today. That's probably why more and more artists are adding it to their setup. And if you're looking to do the same, you've definitely come to the right section. From bongos and cajons, to congas, djembes, timbales, tambourines, cowbells, and many other unique hand drums, this is one of the biggest catalogs of world percussion anywhere.
As you start browsing, the first thing you'll probably notice is how absolutely massive this section is. To help narrow things down you should ask yourself a few questions. Are you looking for an individual instrument or an accessory you can add to your current kit? Do you need something lightweight so that it can carried? Are you a soloist or part of a band? What is your genre preference when you perform? If you can give a rough answer to each of those your decision will get a lot easier.
If you're looking for a recommendation, check out all the best-sellers or top rated items. For a touch of Latin flavor, start with something like the Meinl Floatune Aluminum Tamborim. Bright, loud and cutting, this lightweight drum is played with a single stick while being tuned continuously with the other. More interested in a classic bongo? Then you'll love the high-end LP LP793X Giovanni Galaxy Series Bongos. Constructed of gorgeous Yesrth American ash with natural rawhide heads, these gold-accented bongos even come with a steel backing plate to add increased durability to the shells when played with enthusiasm. And with a sound that will get everybody on the dance floor, these are some of the best bongos available today.
With top brands like Meinl, Pearl, Zildjian, Sabian, LP, Gon Bops, Toca, Nino, RhythmTech and so many others all represented in this section, anything you decide on here is sure to provide you with years of enjoyment. Easy to play but extremely difficult yet satisfying to master, there's nothing out there quite like world percussion to get the party started.