Updated on May 7th, 2018 African Drummer African Drums: Their History, Cultural Significance, And How To Choose One For Yourself Drums are one of the oldest musical instruments in the world. People all over the world use drums for music without understanding their rich history.
Updated on March 3rd, 2018 Whether you are outfitting the pit section of your marching percussion section or preparing your indoor ensemble for a bevy of sound opportunities, there are some important auxiliary instruments that should become mainstays in bands of all shapes and sizes. Typically, auxiliary percussives are grouped as tuned or un-tuned instruments. […]
Updated on March 3rd, 2018 While the snare lines in the marching ensemble receive considerable amount of attention and accolade, the toms – more precisely called tenors – are typically manned by the best musicians in the ensemble. Since most tenor sets come with five or more individually pitched toms, there are literally hundreds of […]
Updated on March 3rd, 2018 How It’s Made Today, snare drums are made out of wood or metal. We prefer wood over metal because it produces a more profound and elegant sound. The snare drums are made out of several layers of wood, usually 11 layers. The outer layers is made of luxury maple and […]