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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

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Community Drum Circle

 Open Community Drum Circle First Sunday of each Month   October 1, 2017 Sunday  — 2:00pm to 3:30 pm Location:  DeLaSalle Chapel, 1940 Metro Rd N Jackson’s Point   Join us for a fun afternoon of self-expression, community, learning and drumming! No

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Basic Djembe Lessons

Would you like to improve your djembe playing or try something completely different?  Over 8 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

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A Dundun Dance Story

Elisha MacMillan of Manifest Dance describes her experience with Dun Dun Dance and explains the benefits, particularly for women, who participate in this energizing form of dance. To learn more about Elisha and her Dun Dun Dance classes visit :

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How to Tune Your Djembe

    Shaw Percussion has learned a lot about tuning djembes after over 17 years of building and repairing drums. The picture here is just part of one shipment from Africa and yes all of these drums needed tuning. In

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Building a Shaw Percussion Ashiko

For many people, the process of taking wood, animal skin, rope and steel and turning it into a beautiful looking and sounding musical instrument is a bit of a mystery. This video reveals some of the tools and craftsmanship that

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Shaw Percussion Pro Cajón

The cajón box drum is very versatile percussion instrument. Believed to have originated along the coastal ports in Peru in the early 1900’s by slaves from central and west Africa. The word cajon in spanish means crate, box or drawer.

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Ashikos

  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

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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 & 3/4 in. Custom

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Building a Shaw Percussion Ashiko

For many people, the process of taking wood, animal skin, rope and steel and turning it into a beautiful looking and sounding musical instrument is a bit of a mystery. This video reveals some of the tools and craftsmanship that

Filed Under: Products
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Shaw Percussion Pro Cajón

The cajón box drum is very versatile percussion instrument. Believed to have originated along the coastal ports in Peru in the early 1900’s by slaves from central and west Africa. The word cajon in spanish means crate, box or drawer.

Filed Under: Products
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Ashikos

  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

Filed Under: Products
toy-djembes

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.”

Filed Under: Products
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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 & 3/4 in. Custom

Filed Under: Products
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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

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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

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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

Filed Under: Events, Lessons/Workshops
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Community Drum Circle

 Open Community Drum Circle First Sunday of each Month   October 1, 2017 Sunday  — 2:00pm to 3:30 pm Location:  DeLaSalle Chapel, 1940 Metro Rd N Jackson’s Point   Join us for a fun afternoon of self-expression, community, learning and drumming! No

Filed Under: Events, Lessons/Workshops
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Basic Djembe Lessons

Would you like to improve your djembe playing or try something completely different?  Over 8 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

Filed Under: Events, Lessons/Workshops
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New Show Room

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.

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