Hand Percussion

hand percussion


hand percussion


hand percussion

Blocks, bells, shakers and more, choose from a complete selection of hand percussion instruments to add color and impact to your music.


Blocks have an application in almost every genreof music and they come in all shapes and sizes and are made with a variety of materials that produce traditional and unique tones. Pearl offers a full line of block to meet the needs of percussionists from beginners to professionals.


Our wood and synthetic fiber Claves produce a cutting clave sound and, unlike traditional Rosewood designs, never shift in pitch and are virtually indestructible. Choose from Chin Chan wood, Bamboo or fiberglass claves.


Our Fiber Guiros are strong and resilient compared to organic gourd designs. Our PMG-20 Metal Guiro provides a unique metallic sound and is perfect for Merengue rhythms.

Spirit Chimes

The Pearl Spirit Chimes feature three soothing tones. The aluminum bars are suspended to allow them to ring freely. The sustain lasts and lasts. Spirit Chimes can be played hand held or mounted. The striker and holder are included.

Gatling Cabasa

Playing tight rhythmic patterns on a Cabasa is not the easiest thing to do, but Pearl’s Gatling Cabasa will make you sound like a virtuoso in seconds. The Gatling Cabasa mounts onto a standard 3/8” accessory post and features a spring-loaded rubber-padded clamp that firmly presses the beads to the Cabasa. Simply grab the precision handle and fire away to play any pattern you wish, or keep spinning it for an infinite “sizzle” that is not possible with standard Cabasas.


Traditional or unique, Pearl offers maracas that take that familiar rattle to new levels. Choose from three models or add all three sets to your bag of tricks.


Pearl hasexpandedits line of shakers to include six Bamboo Rainsticks ranging in size from 16” to 60” and available in 2 unique finishes. Our natural Bamboo Rainsticks are 2.5” in diameter and feature an internal spiral maze of tines, that a cascade of lava pebbles flow over to create the soothing sound of falling rain. A portion of the sales fromPearl's Rainsticks aredonated to The Rhythmic Arts Program. (TRAP) educates individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities as well as typical young children, by embracing a unique methodology that encompasses rhythm as a modality to address basic life and learning skills as well as reading, writing, and arithmetic.

Elite Concert Triangles

Pearl’s high-density Steel Elite Series Concert Triangles offer beautiful clarity with no unwanted overtones. Available in 6”, 8”, and 10” models, they each store safely in the included padded canvas carrying pouch which also houses a brass triangle beater (included).


No percussion rig would be complete without a set of windchimes. Windchimes add musical color and texture when called upon. Pearl's line of windchimes feature individually strung solid anodized aluminum bars that have a bright voice and superior sustain.