Blocks

Blocks

Boredom died the day humankind discovered it had a “beat”. Prehistoric pagans hammered on hollow logs in 4/4 rhythm, Chinese temples rang with the tones of sacred stone blocks, and far-flung African tribes communicated with indigenous beats on slit drums.

Throughout history, different forms of this age-old block beating have driven the tempo that makes us all move. It’s a universal toy and tool of the musical world, both subtly sustaining and uniquely accenting a wide variety of music. There are many types of blocks, and in the right hands this priceless percussion can keep a beat like it’s nobody’s business.

In the modern drum kit, blocks are most often mounted on an auxiliary boom attached to a cymbal stand. Latin, gypsy and jazz singers are often seen with handheld wood blocks, adding energy to the rhythm and compelling the crowd to dance. And, down in New Orleans, you can find temple blocks mounted to marching drums to create a particularly multifaceted parade companion.

  • LP Hand Held Jam Block (LP560)

    Latin Percussion

    LP Hand Held Jam Block (LP560)

    MSRP: $46.99
    $33.59
    The LP Hand-Held Jam Block produces the perfect clave sound and its unique shape provides maximum control and comfort. Made from LP’s proprietary Jenigor material, it's virtually indestructible. Includes block and beater. FEATURESThe perfect clave...
    LP560
    MSRP: $46.99
    $33.59
  • LP Jam Block, Piccolo, Orange

    Latin Percussion

    LP Jam Block, Piccolo, Orange

    MSRP: $46.99
    $33.59
    Listen to this instrument: LP Jam Block, Piccolo, Orange LP Jam Blocks are great examples of LP innovation. This patented design turned fragile, age-old wood blocks into virtually indestructible modern staples for any drummer or percussionist...
    LP1204
    MSRP: $46.99
    $33.59
  • LP Jam Block, High, Blue (LP1205)

    Latin Percussion

    LP Jam Block, High, Blue (LP1205)

    MSRP: $53.99
    $39.19
    This blue LP Jam Block produces a clear, high-pitched sound. Crafted from the indestructible material Jenigor, LP Jam Blocks produce rich, cutting tone and are built to last a lifetime. A heavy duty mounting bracket that fits 3/8" diameter rods is...
    LP1205
    MSRP: $53.99
    $39.19
  • LP Jam Block, Medium, Red (LP1207)

    Latin Percussion

    LP Jam Block, Medium, Red (LP1207)

    MSRP: $61.99
    $44.79
    This red LP Jam Block produces a reliable medium-pitched sound. Crafted from the indestructible material Jenigor, LP Jam Blocks produce rich, cutting tone and are built to last a lifetime. A heavy duty mounting bracket that fits 3/8" diameter rods is...
    LP1207
    MSRP: $61.99
    $44.79
  • LP Jam Block, Guiro, Low Pitch, Purple

    Latin Percussion

    LP Jam Block, Guiro, Low Pitch, Purple

    MSRP: $69.99
    $50.39
    LP Jam Blocks are great examples of LP innovation. This patented design turned fragile, age-old wood blocks into virtually indestructible modern staples for any drummer or percussionist. Don't be fooled by cheap-imitations, not all blocks are created...
    LP1209
    MSRP: $69.99
    $50.39
  • LP Stealth Block

    Latin Percussion

    LP Stealth Block

    MSRP: $76.99
    $55.99
    Listen to this instrument: LP Stealth Block The LP Stealth Block is a sleek black Jam Block that produces the rich sounds of wood blocks. Sleek black Jam Block with red foil stamped LP logo Produces rich sounds of wood blocks High quality...
    LP1208-K
    MSRP: $76.99
    $55.99
  • LP Granite Blocks

    Latin Percussion

    LP Granite Blocks

    MSRP: $384.99
    $291.19
    Listen to this instrument: LP Granite Blocks The LP Granite Blocks are a modern version of ancient Chinese temple blocks, the set of 5 temple blocks are tuned to match the pitch of traditional Chinese temple blocks. Mallets included. Modern...
    LP1210
    MSRP: $384.99
    $291.19