Percussion

The Beginners Guide to Buying Drums & Percussion

How to choose the right starter drum kit, cymbals, drum accessories or percussion instruments to bring out the best in your budding musician while maintaining your budget and sanity.



Best Student Band Instruments for Beginners Buying Guide

A quick-start parent’s guide to choosing the right trumpet, trombone, saxophone, clarinet, violin, cello or percussion instrument for your budding musician



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.



Drumming Up Conversation

Regardless of your specific drumming ability and the type of music that you play, buying a drum set is a big decision. It is easy to either keep it too simple, pick up a three- or five-piece drum set, and just not think about it again, or to make things too complicated by getting wrapped up in the dozens of decisions that you can make about various types of equipment. Whether you are in the process of buying your first drum set or you're interested in upgrading a few key components, you can get some great insight about drum gear from some professional drummers.



Hands-On Review: Schalloch Hand Percussion

Well-crafted percussion keeps hands happy



Hands-On Review: Sonor Orff Percussion

Sonor and the Orff Difference



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: XL Specialty Percussion

A New Beat in Marching Percussion



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

Percussion power to the people!



Hands-On Review: RhythmTech Performer Plus and Studio Packs

Pro percussion for every kind of musician



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