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20 Jan

Pearl Percussion WINTER NAMM SHOW 2010

Pearl Corporation delivers another round of cutting edge and innovative products for Winter NAMM 2010.

Pearl is reintroducing their Elite Congas/Bongos with two new gorgeous finishes, the Elite Oak drums in Cherry Eucalyptus with gold plated hardware, and the Elite Fiberglass drums in Burgundy Marble with brushed gold plated traditional hardware. They will also be releasing a beautiful new finish for their entry-level Primero Congas/Bongos. These beautiful drums come packed with professional features at a great price, and are finished in a majestic Ebony, with realistic wood-grain pattern on a lightweight Fiberglass frame.

Pearl’s new Boom Box Cajon is creates never-before-heard low-end frequencies from a Fiberglass cajon! This cajon features the high-quality construction with a fixed snare system and a built-in bass port for subsonic frequencies you have to hear to believe!

The Fun Box features the same bright yellow finish with tribal inlay as the Fun Drum, and its durable Fiberglass construction makes it a perfect addition for use in Eddie Tuduri’s Rhythmic Arts Project program.

Pearl’s EZ Tune Djembe is the first djembe ever to combine the traditional look and feel of a rope djembe with the modern functionality of a mechanical tuning system. Available in 12.5” or 14” sizes and with traditional oak or lightweight Fiberglass.

The NEW New Yorker cowbells are specially designed to create the signature salsa sound, with the volume and durability to handle any musical situation. The Marc Quinones Timbal bell is the ultimate salsa campana bell. Similarly built to the New Yorkers, with its one-piece steel construction, this bell is engineered to cut through the largest latin ensembles. This is the only salsa bell approved by Marc Quinones, and is the only salsa cowbell you will ever need.

Pearl has created the Jesus Diaz Radial Edge Cajon to finally produce the authentic sound and feel of the traditional cajon, with modern features to enhance comfort, playability and sound. The radial edge of the cajon provides a contoured design for an unprecedented level of comfort. It’s high-end wood construction, fixed snares and luxurious Artisan Rosewood finish make this the ultimate Box Cajon for the percussionist looking for the richest cajon experience possible.

Pearl’s line of Brazilian Percussion brings modern refinements and Pearl quality to the traditional Samba musician. Our Repinique’s now feature lightweight yet sturdy steel shells with etched heads, shoulder straps and low rims for incredible playing comfort. The lightweight wood shell Surdos allow for hours of comfortable play when worn over the shoulder with the provided strap. Now available in 18”x22”, 20”x18” and 22”x22” sizes (diameter x depth), Pearl’s popular Surdos continue to become the industry standard. The timbao is a Brazilian conga-type drum made from lightweight fiberglass, and is capable of the extremely high tension utilized in tradition Brazilian ensembles. The Rocar is equipped with brass and steel platinellas, and can be played as a single shaker, or separated for two-handed sonic options.

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