Author: Wendy Elton

Basic Djembe Lessons


Would you like to improve your djembe playing or try something completely different?  Over 10 weeks of lessons, you will learn basic djembe technique as well as some fun rhythms played by the Georgina Drum Circle.  Djembes will be provided for

Native Style Drum Making Workshop


  There is something very special about creating an instrument yourself.  In this workshop you will have an opportunity to make a Native Style Hoop Drum with an expert drum maker.  Phil Shaw will guide you through the process of making



  Originating in Africa, the ashiko is a wooden conical shaped drum with a thick hide designed to have a conga-like sound. Our ashikos were designed by us and crafted using Canadian hardwood and headed with a thick hide to produce rich tones, a

Mini Djembes!


The largest of these beautifully carved djembes is only 9 inches tall!  These decorative drums are made the same way as full sized djembes and make wonderful gifts.”

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Dunun Sticks


We are now manufacturing our own line of Dunun sticks.     They are made of high quality North American Hickory to ensure durability. These Dun Dun sticks are 16 inches in length and available in 2 diameters. 5/8 & ¾

Artisan Bodhrans


The  Shaw Percussion Artisan series of Bodhrans are now available.   Everything about this bodhran is made right here at Shaw Percussion. The steam bent oak shells are attractively finished with celtic trim. We’ve found the secret to the preparation of the

New Show Room

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Visit our showroom and try out our large selection of percussion instruments. Just give us a call or email to make sure we will be there to show you around.

Bell Strikes


    Use our bell strikes to get the best tone from African Gonkogui bells and djunn bells.  They are made from steel rod and have a rubberized handle for a comfortable grip. Using these bell strikes will produce a cleaner