From oak to rattan, we have been stocking up on sticks and mallets to satisfy our percussion customers. We are still adding models, so let us know if you don’t see something you need us to carry!
American Classic – Made from hickory specifically selected for its density and flexibility, these sticks have added durability and a clear tone. Wood or Nylon tip. 7A, 5A, 5B, 2B, Rock.
With a round tip, these are ideal for orchestra or pit playing. SD2 Bolero, General.
Ralph Hardimon Tenor Sticks & Mallets
Full sized shaft with exceptionally large barrel tip for a big sound with great clarity. Ralphie Jr., Hardimon, Hardimon Tenor.
A long, “reverse tear drop” tip and moderately long taper. Rebounds with ease and has a bold sound.
Great for a big sound with little weight. Nylon tip. SJM
Shira Kashi Wood Tip
A short, light stick that works well for jazz and for playing at low volumes. Wood tip. Oak 7A
Shira Kashi Nylon Tip
These sticks play with a bright, articulate sound at a variety of volumes. Nylon tip. 2B, 5B, 7A.
Has a warmer, darker tone for higher-volume playing. Wood tip. Oak 747.
Mallets – This section under construction. Check back soon!
Mike Balter mallets are demanded by most of our area teachers, and have a reputation for high quality and workability. Available in birch and rattan handles, soft to hard strengths, used mostly for vibes.