Make this year perfectly in tune by investing in a set of percussion drums. Whether you are in charge of an amateur band or just occasionally dabble in jazz creations, you will find the top 10 best drum sets we have reviewed here suitable for your endeavors.
As a matter of fact, the reviews also include a couple of drum sets meant and optimized to be used by children. These drum sets are the perfect gifts, whether for Christmas or birthday, to set the young ones on a firm footing as they begin their journey of musical discovery.
10. Mendini by Cecilio MJDS-1-PL 3-Piece Drum Set
This is a 3-piece set of drums manufactured and assembled by the renowned brand Cecilio of Italy. The 8 by 13 inch bass drum is tuned to offer well reverberating tones and is fitted with 4 lugs as well as a bass drum pedal. The bass drum will work well in sync with the other two drum pieces: a 6 by 8 inch mounted tom tom and 4 by 10 inch snare, also mounted. The tom tom and snare drum also bear four lugs each.
9. ddrum JMR522-WR Journeyman Wine Red 5-Piece Drum Set
When you will only settle on the highest quality instruments, this is a 5-piece set which will meet your demands perfectly. For instance, all the drums are made from genuine basswood shells. Just as well, the lugs and claws are made from durable die-cast metal for longevity and strength. The set includes a bass drum, 1 snare drum, a tom tom and two floor toms. Just the essential implements you need to get your orchestra up and running.
8. 3pcs Junior Kids Child Drum Set Kit
When it comes to perfectly tooled drum set kits for young aspiring drummers, it doesn’t get better than this set. It includes a set of well crafted and matching percussion instruments to serve as inspirations for creative minds. All the three drum pieces are crafted from genuine multi-ply wood to ensure authenticity of music. A padded and adjustable throne makes for a comfortable playing experience while the drumsticks have been crafted to provide just the right tones.
7. Best Choice Products 5-Piece Adult Drum Set
This is a standard sized drum set with all the pieces and accessories included in the shipping package. Other than the perfunctory drums (five of them including bass drum, tom toms and snare drum) you also get clashing cymbals, hit-hat, drum sticks, stool and all the necessary stands. A highly glossy black finish makes for a truly stunning ensemble as well. Moreover, to guarantee intuitive bass drumming, the pedals are chain driven.
6. Mendini MJDS-5-BL Complete Percussion Junior Drum Set
Get your child to discover the magic of jazz and orchestra music with this junior drum set with a whole combination of intriguing instruments. The pieces in the set have all been optimized for easy use by young kids. The set comprises a 16 by 11 inch bass drum, two tom toms (10 by 5 inch and 8 by 6 inch), a 10 by 6 inch snare drum and a 12 by 10 inch tom. All the usual accessories such as drum sticks (wooden), chain driven pedal and drummer’s throne are included as well. As a mark of assurance, the drum set is sold with a 1 year warranty against all forms of factory defects.
5. GP Percussion GP50BL Complete Junior Drum Set
This is as functional a three-piece drum set as you are going to find selling online. Other than the three drum set pieces (bass drum, snare drum and tom) the set comes with a tradition 10-inch cymbal as well as a high hat, each with its own adjustable stand. Made for the up and coming jazz prodigies, the bass drum pedal is so responsive you could call using it an effortless exercise.
4. Alesis DM Lite Kit 5-Piece Electronic Drum Set
With its collapsible 4 pole rack, this completely electronic percussion drum set is all in a class of its own when it comes to functional design as well as ultimate utility value. With about 4 times less bulk of a traditional 5 piece drum set, the Alesis DM Lite replicates all the functionality and adds even more in terms of versatility. It comes with a virtual bass drum, twin sets of toms and snares as well as two cymbals. Making orchestra quality music scores has never been easier. What with Alesis DM Lite’s inbuilt drum coach as well play along patterns and 30 songs.
3. PDP CENTERstage 5-piece Drum Set with Hardware and Cymbals
Give your band the means to make music with the same authenticity as the leading professional orchestras with this 5 piece drum set. Finished off to a ruby gloss, the drums ring true and can be adjusted with excellent ease. Each one of the five drum pieces is carefully constructed from 9 ply poplar wooden shells guaranteeing longevity as well as authentic tonal quality. The set combines a bass drum, two tom toms and two snares, all perfectly matched. There are also two cymbal sets, made of high quality brass and each of them fitted to a stable and adjustable stand.
2. Mendini MJDS-1-BL 3-Piece Metallic Blue Drum Set
Available in a strikingly metallic blue finish, this is a very adaptable percussion drum set. The centerpiece is an 8″ by 13″ bass drum fitted with 4 lugs as well as a drum pedal. The other 2 drum pieces are a 6″ by 8″ mounted Tom and a 4″ by 10″ snare (also mounted). Just like the bass drum, the tom and the snare are equipped with 4 lugs for easy mounting as well as precision adjustment. Just as well, there is a 8″ cymbal with a cymbal arm.
1. Gammon Percussion New Drum Set Black 5-Piece Complete Full Size with Cymbals
This Gammon Percussion drum set combines everything you need to get started with making music the original way. The 5 sets of drums have all been optimized to give the best tunes. They are easy to adjust in order to meet the dimensions and specific requirements of the player. Other than the drums you also get crash and hit-hat cymbals, drum sticks and a fitting drummer’s throne. With a high gloss black finish; these are drums which look as good as the music they make.