What?

We love drums!  What kinds?

   *    Aburukuwa
   *    Acha drum
   *    Agogô
   *    Anvil
   *    Apito
   *    Ashiko
   *    Atabaque
   *    Balafon
   *    Bass drum
   *    Batá drum
   *    Bedug
   *    Bell Chime
   *    Bell Tree
   *    Bendir
   *    Bodhrán with cipín (tipper)
   *    Bombo
   *    Bonang
   *    Bongo
   *    Bougarabou
   *    Cabasa
   *    Cabasa/Afuche
   *    cachimbo (smallest drum, highest pitch)
   *    Caisa
   *    Caixa
   *    caja (largest drum, lowest pitch)
   *    Cajita
   *    Cajón (box drums)
   *    Carillon
   *    Castanets
   *    Celesta
   *    Chácaras
   *    Chalice drum
   *    Chekere/Shekere
   *    Chenda
   *    Chimes (a.k.a. tubular bells)
   *    Chipaya box
   *    Cimbalom
   *    Clave/Wood block
   *    Claves
   *    Cocktail drum
   *    Conga
   *    Cowbell (cencerro)
   *    Crotales
   *    Cuíca
   *    Cymbal
   *    Daf (a.k.a. duff, daff)
   *    Damphu
   *    Darbuka
   *    Davul (a.k.a.Nagara, Dhol, Dohol)
   *    Dayereh (a.k.a. doyra)
   *    Dhak
   *    Dhimay
   *    Dholak
   *    Djembe
   *    Dong Son drum
   *    Doumbek
   *    Erikundi
   *    Ewe Drums
   *    Finger cymbals
   *    Flexatone
   *    Flute
   *    Frame drum
   *    Garawon (drum)
   *    Glass harmonica
   *    Glass harp
   *    Glockenspiel
   *    Goblet drum
   *    Gong
   *    Güira
   *    Güiro (a.k.a. scraper)
   *    Hammered dulcimer(a.k.a. suntur)
   *    Handbells
   *    Handchime
   *    Hang
   *    Huancara
   *    Jal Tarang
   *    Jam blocks
   *    Jawbone
   *    Jingle bells (a.k.a. Sleigh Bells)
   *    Karyenda
   *    Kouxian
   *    Kpanlogo
   *    Kulintang
   *    Kulintang a kayo
   *    Lithophone
   *    Log drum
   *    Madal
   *    Maraca
   *    Marching machine
   *    Marimba
   *    Marimbula
   *    Mark Tree
   *    Mazhar
   *    Metallophone
   *    Mirwas
   *    Monkey stick (a.k.a. mendoza or lagerphone)
   *    Mridangam
   *    mula (medium drum)
   *    Naqara
   *    Naqareh
   *    ogan
   *    Palo drums
   *    Pandeiro
   *    Piano
   *    Rain Stick
   *    Ratchet
   *    Rattle
   *    Reco-reco
   *    Repinique
   *    Riq (also spelled riqq or rik)
   *    Sand blocks
   *    Shaker/Maraca
   *    Shaker/Rattle
   *    Sheep hooves, or chapchas
   *    Shekere
   *    Side drum (Marching snare drum)
   *    Siren
   *    Skrabalai
   *    Slapstick (a.k.a. whip or woodcrack)
   *    Slide whistle
   *    Slit drum
   *    Snare drum
   *    Spoons
   *    Steelpan (Steel drum)
   *    Surdo
   *    Tabla
   *    Tabor
   *    Taiko
   *    Talking drum
   *    Tambora
   *    Tamborim
   *    Tambourine
   *    Tanbou Petwo
   *    Tanbou rada
   *    Tan-tan
   *    Tapan
   *    Tar
   *    Tavil
   *    Taxi horn
   *    Temple blocks
   *    Tenor drums
   *    The Dube
   *    The harp stop and other effects on the organ
   *    Thunder Machine
   *    Thundersheet
   *    Timbal (not to be confused with Timbales, a similar Afro-Cuban instrument)
   *    Timbales
   *    Timpani (a.k.a kettle drum)
   *    Toms
   *    Tonbak
   *    Trap drums
   *    Triangle
   *    Turtle Shells
   *    Typewriter
   *    Vibraphone
   *    Vibraslap
   *    Washboard
   *    Whistle
   *    Wind chime
   *    Wind machine
   *    Wood block
   *    Xylophone
   *    Xylorimba
   *    Zill
 

Who?

We are looking for instructors and students for educational exchange.  Every culture needs to be represented.

Why?

This forum is intended to educate our Los Angeles community about percussion.  This will be shared on the website.

How?

Which instrument is your favorite? Bring it by and tell us about yourself.

Affordable education from professionals will be offered to promote this effort.

Enjoy the landscape of sound with informal gatherings, idea sharing, and exploration of the world of percussion!

When and Where?

Details coming soon....

 

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