TYCOON WORLD PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS 
 Tycoon Percussion set the standard for high quality percussion instruments. Each instrument is carefully constructed and tested to meet the needs of the most discriminating professional percussionist. 
 

 

 Talking Drum

 

Model: ETD

 

 

  • Highly distinctive percussion instrument of West African descent whose pitch can be altered by applying pressure to the ropes
  • Originally used as a form of communication for many African tribes
  • Equipped with two goat skin heads and is played with a specially shaped beater (included)
  • Handcrafted from a single piece of hardwood
  • Extra strong non-stretch tension ropes for easy and long lasting tuning
  • A great addition to any musician’s set-up, or for creating unique sounds

 

 
 Large Talking Drum

 

Model: ETDL

 

 

  • Highly distinctive percussion instrument of West African descent whose pitch can be altered by applying pressure to the ropes
  • Originally used as a form of communication for many African tribes
  • Equipped with two goat skin heads and is played with a specially shaped beater (included)
  • Handcrafted from a single piece of hardwood
  • Extra strong non-stretch tension ropes for easy and long lasting tuning
  • A great addition to any musician’s set-up, or for creating unique sounds

 

  

Natural Finish Itotole Bata Drum

 

Model: TBA-ITO N

 

 

  • Bata Drums are hourglass shaped drums with one playing surface on each side
  • Originating in Yoruba, Nigeria, these drums are often used in West Africa for religious ceremonies as well as in the Americas for many forms of Latin music
  • The Itotele is the middle-sized drum in the Bata family, measuring 22″ tall with heads measuring 9″ and 5 1/4″ in diameter
  • Tycoon Bata Drums are constructed from sustainably-harvested Siam Oak wood staves
  • Equipped with two premium quality water buffalo skin heads
  • Chrome plated hardware

 

 

 

 

Natural Finish Iya Bata Drum

 

Model: TBA-IYA N

 

 

  • Bata Drums are hourglass shaped drums with one playing surface on each side
  • Originating in Yoruba, Nigeria, these drums are often used in West Africa for religious ceremonies as well as in the Americas for many forms of Latin music
  • The Iya is the largest drum in the Bata family, measuring 27″ tall with heads measuring 12.5″ and 6″ in diameter
  • Tycoon Bata Drums are constructed from sustainably-harvested Siam Oak wood staves
  • Equipped with two premium quality water buffalo skin heads
  • Chrome plated hardware

 

 

 

Natural Finish Okonkolo Bata Drum

 

Model: TBA-OKO N

 

 

  • Bata Drums are hourglass shaped drums with one playing surface on each side
  • Originating in Yoruba, Nigeria, these drums are often used in West Africa for religious ceremonies as well as in the Americas for many forms of Latin music
  • The Okonkolo is the smallest drum in the Bata family, measuring 18 1/2″ tall with heads measuring 7″ and 5″ in diameter
  • Tycoon Bata Drums are constructed from sustainably-harvested Siam Oak wood staves
  • Equipped with two premium quality water buffalo skin heads
  • Chrome plated hardware 
 

 16/18/20-inch Aluminum Surdo

 

Model: TPSD-16AL/TPSD-18AL/TPSD-20AL 

 

 

  • Surdos are large bass drums used in many different types of Brazilian music where it plays the lower parts of a percussion section
  • Perfect for Samba, Axe drum circles or wherever deep, booming bass sounds are desired
  • Shell constructed from top-grade aluminum making it lighter and easier to carry around than the wooden models
  • Aluminum shell Surdos are offered in three sizes: 16”, 18” , 20” head diameters
  • Equipped with a high-strength synthetic head on each side and 10 tuning lugs
  • Comes with a pair of Surdo mallets included

 

 

 

 Tambora-Mahogany finish

 

Model: TTA-551 B M

 

 

  • A Dominican two-headed drum mostly played in Merengue music
  • Historically built from salvaged old rum barrels in the Dominican Republic
  • Our models feature shells constructed from hand-selected, environmentally-friendly Siam Oak wood
  • 11” diameter high-quality water buffalo skin head
  • Heavy duty black powder hardware
  • Easily tunable with a tuning wrench
  • Comes with a durable nylon strap, tuning wrench, and wooden beater included

 

 

 

14 and 15-inch Timbales set

(Antique Copper) 

 

Model: TTI-1415 SC

 

 

  • Superior sound quality and authenticity in sound designed for the professional or advanced player
  • Specially-formulated “Splashed Copper” finish designed for maximum durability with no sacrifice in sound quality
  • Includes heavy duty, fully height-adjustable, tilting timbale stand, cowbell mounting bracket with Tycoon TW-60 cowbell, pair of timbale sticks and tuning wrench
  • An excellent addition to any musician’s set up

 

 

 

13 and 14-inch Timbales set

(Black Powder) 

 

Model: TTI-1314 B

 

 

  • Superior quality and authenticity in sound designed for the professional or advanced player
  • Includes heavy duty, fully height-adjustable, tilting timbale stand, cowbell mounting bracket, Tycoon TW-60 cowbell, pair of timbale sticks and tuning wrench
  • An excellent addition to any musician’s set up

 

 

 


Udukere

(Small Size)

 

Model: TPUK-S

 

  • Combination for two different instruments in one to be more versatile for the player
  • Beads and nylon web is adjustable to insure maximum playability in any musical situation      
  • Fiberglass construction for maximum durability and life of the instrument