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Showroom: Valter Percussion Aludu Udu Drum

The Aludu is an aluminum udu drum that is said to feature a wide range of sounds that are similar to a ceramic udu but are more responsive because the shell is thinner. Unbreakable and compact, the 32x15cm Aludu is…

Modern Drummer
May 6, 2015

Showroom: Dream Cymbals Distributing the Wambooka Water Drum in North America

  Dream is the exclusive North American distributor of the Wambooka, which is an updated darabuka made from a single piece of high-quality polycarbonate designed to hold water for pitch bends, timbre changes, and other effects. List price is $249…

Modern Drummer
Mar 20, 2015

Showroom: Remo Dorado Cajon

Remo’s Dorado cajons are designed and handcrafted in California using birch and two sets of three high-quality compression springs with over 400 coils each. Additional features include a fixed faceplate that seals the drum completely and enables the bass tones…

Modern Drummer
Jan 20, 2015

Toca Percussion Offering Dual-Tone Snare Conga Cajon

Toca Percussion’s new versatile, portable Snare Conga Cajon wraps two distinct sounds into one easy-to-play and portable instrument. The fiberglass bowl is topped with a thin layer of tone wood that’s divided into two chambers. The larger chamber produces a…

Modern Drummer
Jun 4, 2014

Brazilian Percussion and Cultural Tour

July 28 - August 9, 2012 - Salvador da Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, and São Paulo Professor Frank Oddis, Morehead State University, and Professor Jason Koontz, Eastern Kentucky University, are conducting a Brazilian Percussion and Cultural Tour in the summer…

Modern Drummer
Jan 24, 2012

Souhail Kaspar to Teach at the Mendocino Folklore Camp

Souhail Kaspar has been invited to teach drum and rhythm & movement with the Ziva Emtiyaz at this year's Mendocino Folklore Camp.  They would love to see for their  first-time appearance at this camp, where you can learn about beautiful music…

Modern Drummer
Jan 18, 2012

Dingdrum Steel Drum

Dingdrum is a new style of steel drum that’s designed to be easy to play, and it has a resonant, melodic tone. Each Dingdrum is made in the USA.

Modern Drummer
Dec 22, 2011