Hand Drums

World Percussion Buying Guide

Don’t know a djembe from a doumbek? Here are the essentials you need to know when shopping for hand drums, congas, shakers, cajons, djembes and many more percussion instruments from every corner of the globe.



Tech Tip: Replacing Your Conga or Bongo Heads

How to install new skin heads on your hand drums.



Beyond the Kit: Exploring the World of Hand Drums

When someone says they play drums, the first thing that comes to mind for most of us is the modern drum kit. As a major driving force behind contemporary music, the drum kit is something of an icon, and the backbone of many of our favorite pop, rock, and jazz songs.



Hands-On Review: Schalloch Hand Percussion

Well-crafted percussion keeps hands happy



Hands-On Review: NINO Percussion

NINO Percussion provides very high-quality, great-sounding instruments for childhood musical education that are shockingly affordable. Better yet, all NINO instruments comply with the world's most stringent safety requirements for children's products, and they're perhaps the most durable percussion instruments you'll find anywhere.



Hands-On Review: LP Aspire and Performer Series Hand Drums

Percussion power to the people!



Hands-On Review: Toca Synergy Freestyle Djembes

African drums for everyone



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