Begin your musical adventure by investing in a complete set of percussion drums and cymbals. As with all musical instruments though, quality of construction and strict compliance with standards are both non-negotiable when it comes to shopping for a percussion ensemble. Just as well, all the elements should be designed for intuitive assembly as well as convenient adjustments. All factors considered therefore, there are only a few percussion drum sets which meet these criteria and still represent excellent value for money to the buyer. For convenience, this guide features the top 10 bestselling drum sets of the current year including new releases as well as tried and proven contenders when all these factors are brought to bear.
Gammon Percussion 5-Piece Black Junior Drum Set with Cymbals
This percussion set offers a versatile platform where making music is as good as second nature. The shipping package will arrive at your address complete with everything you need to start playing, even if you are a rank amateur. If you begin to wonder why the sound reproduced by the set of drums is so authentic, take note that the drum shells are made of authentic wood, offering a reverberation of tone that is music to your ears, in both a literal and implicit sense.
Complete Drum Set Children’s Size in Blue
Let the young ones begin their journey of discovery in the musical world with this junior set of percussion drums. Available in metallic blue, it will be as vivid in looks as the sounds it sets off. Every one of the pieces in this set has been optimized for use by kids and they can start playing even at the age of three. Easily customizable, the set will continue offering an effective outlet for their creativity down to their early teens. The percussion set is in a way the most thoughtful gift you could bequeath your child this year.
Alesis DM Lite Kit 5-Piece Electronic Drum Set with Collapsible 4-Post Rack
This is an apt demonstration of how a traditional music making instrument can be replicated on an entirely electronic platform without interfering with the functionality of the device itself nor the tonal quality of the music it produces. The 3 cymbal and 5 drum piece electronic ensemble will offer musical enchantment of the highest order. With all the pieces enhanced to offer precise digital reproduction of musical notes, this is not only an intuitive instrument but it offers the versatility of action that surpasses other digital renditions.
Roland TD-11KV-S V-Compact Series Electronic Drum Set
In this cyberspace age, you can now enjoy the convenience of an infinitely tunable percussion set. All the drum sets and symbols are enhanced for authentic reproduction of musical notation, all digitally rendered to offer clarity and authenticity. Perhaps best of all is the fact that you do not have to use pure brawn or main force to make the merriest of sounds. This must be music to the ears of all those tortured percussionists who have labored for hours on end with cantankerous manual equipment.
Mendini MDS80-BL Complete Full Size Senior Percussion Set
This five panels drum set offers a level of versatility in percussion music making that both professionals and amateurs will come to terms with its complexities with just a few tweaks. The set ships with easy assembly instructions as well. The drums include standard sized bass drum, tom toms, floor tom and snare drum. There are also two cymbal sets as well as drummer’s throne with a round padding as well as adjustable height setting.
MAPEX RB5294FTCDK Rebel 5-Piece Drum Set
Enjoy authentic music made real simple on this authentic percussion set with authentic design as well as lifetime quality guarantees. The drum set comes complete with drum sticks, a drummer’s throne, and cymbals. All pieces in the ensemble are optimized for easy set up so you can start making music right out of the box as well. You also get to enjoy such impressive features as Rebel Double Braced Hardware as well as an authentically crafted bass drum which delivers a firm low-end punch.
GP Percussion GP55BK 5-Piece Junior Drum Set with Cymbals and Throne
Available online now in the metallic black finish, this is a simple yet versatile percussion set designed and optimized to fit the motor skills and music making ability of young children. All the instruments, including the percussion drums as well as metallic cymbals, can be adjusted to suit the child’s limited reach as well as motor ability. The set ships with all the essential parts you need to get started, including a comprehensive manual and musical scores.
Alesis DM7X Session Kit
Once you sample the utility value of this percussion drum set you will be well positioned to understand why Alesis has been the number one bestselling brand when it comes to electronic musical instruments. This is driven in no small part by the spending affordable price tags but also the impressive engineering which goes in replicating the most authentic musical rendering of compositions. Admittedly, the digital drum pedal sits at an angle that is a bit challenging for those transitioning from manual percussion sets but it will take just a little practice to get the hang of it.
5 Pc Complete Adult Silver New Drum Set
A full sized drum set for adults, you will enjoy the music making versatility of this drum and cymbal ensemble. All parts and components are constructed from premium materials. They are also extensively tested before they leave the manufacturer’s warehouses in order to guarantee full utility value and ease of use. The shipping package has everything you need to get started and actual assembly of the set is intuitive. The drums all feature high gloss silverized finish and the pedals are chain driven for easy operation.
Stage Rocker 5pc drum set with double-braced hardware
Music making using percussion instruments has never been this straightforward or even fulfilling. Whether you are a professional music maker or just dabbling in the art, you will enjoy the functional advantages inherent in this set of instruments. The full size drum set includes cymbals, a drummer’s throne, cymbal stands, drumsticks, hi hat stand and snare stand as well as bass drum pedal. All the pieces have been tested and certified for compliance with the strictest acoustical standards as well.