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Crafted from select North American Ash and finished in stunning ebony lacquer. Tight-profile California top ring means they are easier on the knees when played traditionally, and smart, traditionally-designed welded bottom ring eliminates cup washers for extended tuning range.

$559.99

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We crafted Alex Acuna Special Edition Congas from select North American Ash in the same traditional Cuban shape Alex has been playing since 1954. California series tight-profile top ring and Gon Bops side and backing plates make for a hardware package that is second-to-none. Finished with a stunning Ebony stain lacquer and custom Remo Skyndeep heads, Alex Acuna Special Edition drums look as good as they sound.

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Professional-size, professional-grade drums built from Plantation grown Parawood. Classic Gon Bops teardrop crown hoops add the legendary quality and feel of vintage Gon Bops drums, and smart design Gon Bops side and backing plates add extended tunability and strength. Three quality finishes available in four sizes.

from $429.00

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Gon Bops founder Mariano Bobadilla built only one line of drums special enough to carry his name. Today, we are proud to offer a modern version of these legendary instruments. Their vintage character has been preserved using traditional counter hoops, Gon Bops natural hide heads and Durian wood construction. One-of-a-kind, Mariano drums offer authentic sound, from big, beefy open tones to crisp slaps and solid palm sounds. If you are ready to move up to a truly classy set of instruments, look no further.

from $549.99

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Blending the Flamenco tradition of Spain with the authentic Folk tradition of Peru, Gon Bops has created a remarkable Cajon that boasts two playable panels. Its unique sideways sound port design allows performers to play either the front or back panel…or both. In addition, the Flamenco side provides guitar string wires while the traditional side does not, for maximum versatility in tone. For bigger, tighter bass response, the traditional side features a partially sealed playing panel. The Flamenco side also maximizes bass response with diagonally placed snare wires for reduced snare buzz, while maintaining plenty of “snap” when playing slap tones. If versatility is what you need, look no further than these two remarkable Cajons in a single box!

$349.99

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Truly a work of art! This beautifully and painstakingly hand-inlayed instrument is also one of the most versatile Cajons on the market. Its deep, resonant bass tone is awe-inspiring. Playing with hands closer to the edges results in multiple levels of “snap” as the minimalist guitar string wires are engaged, resulting in some truly sublime effects. Wires are configured diagonally across the corners for reduced snare sound when playing bass tones. An increased number of adjustable screws also results in greater control over snap and resonance. The seamless finish features Peruvian hardwood dovetailed corners with smoothly rounded joints. And individual multi-coloured wood tiles are arranged into a spectacular wooden mosaic. Hand-crafted and meticulously tested in Peru by our skilled craftsmen!

$339.99

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Professional-size, professional-grade drums built from Plantation grown Parawood and featuring natural rawhide heads. Classic Gon Bops teardrop crown hoops add the legendary quality and feel of vintage Gon Bops drums, while smart, traditional welded bottom ring design eliminated cup washers for extended tuning range. A Bass Bongo is available in all 3 finishes.

$319.99

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Named for highly-acclaimed percussionist Efrain Toro, the El Toro Cajon looks and sounds simply stunning. Crafted from select Peruvian Mohena wood, it also features inner guitar strings for authentic Flamenco Cajon tone. It delivers an astonishing range of tone, from snappy highs to deep, resonant lows, partly due to its angled front contour. Large rubber feet ensure ample bass tones don’t get lost in the floor. Hand-made and meticulously tested in Peru by skilled craftsmen, this is a beautiful sounding instrument, built to last.

$279.00

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Authentically Peruvian! Mohena hardwood construction, meticulously dovetailed corners and pristine lacquer finish all add up to a quality instrument. Partially-sealed front panel design results in louder, tighter bass and plenty of high-end “pop”. The matte-finish faceplate is built to Alex’s specification. Hand made in Peru, each quality instrument is meticulously tested before it ships, resulting in a superb Cajon that is built to last!

$269.00

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Authentic Spanish-style, Peruvian-built Flamenco Cajon features select lightweight wood construction and internal steel wires for traditional Flamenco snare sound. A seating pad is included for comfort. Includes free bag.

$229.00

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