Best Timbale Drum Sets

Updated May 2019
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A timbale set is a crucial component to many latin styles of music. Made of two single-headed drums connected by a bracket and stand, these versatile drums combine many different playing techniques like rim shots and multi-rhythmic patterns to produce unique sounds. Many percussion and drum players find a timbale set to be a good substitute to a drum set for smaller venues or for a different sound. Sets come with different size drums with 13/14 and 14/15 inches being the most common. Look for extra items like sticks and a cow bell if you want to save some money and expand the set as well.

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