Bass Drum

The lowest pitched drum in a marching band or with a drum set. A two-headed drum, it is usually 20” to 36” in diameter and 18” to 22” in depth. The sound produced by a bass drum should be a low, undefined...

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Beater

A drumstick, usually with a mallet-type head, that beats the...

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Bells

An instrument that consists of tuned metal bars mounted on a rectangular frame, and played with hard mallets. The bars are generally made from cast bronze, but sometimes from steel, aluminum, or nickel....

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Bongo Drums (Bongos)

A pair of small, single-headed drums that are connected in the middle and played with the hands. One drum is stretched tighter around the membrane, giving it a higher pitch than its counterpart. Very common...

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Brushes

A type of mallet that consists of fanned-out wire bristles and are typically used in jazz...

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