Education

Education

X8 Drums is committed to music education at all levels. From online drumming and djembe lessons to teacher training for incorporating music in classrooms, we have developed programs to help students learn and to help teachers instruct.

  • Djembe Method, Book/Video

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    Djembe Method, Book/Video

    $12.99
    Hal Leonard Djembe Method Author: Paul Jennings  This beginner's guide takes you through the basics of the instrument and its techniques. The accompanying online videos include demonstrations of many examples in the book. Topics covered...
    $12.99
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    Poncho Sanchez' Conga Cookbook, Book/Audio

    $16.99
    Poncho Sanchez' Conga Cookbook Develop Your Conga Playing by Learning Afro-Cuban Rhythms from the Master Publisher: Cherry Lane Music Artist: Poncho Sanchez Composers: Poncho Sanchez, Chuck Silverman  Grammy-award...
    $16.99
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    The Contemporary Percussionist DVD

    $17.99
    A complete guide to what the working contemporary percussionist needs to know to be successful by today's musical standards. Covers the congas, bongos, timbales, djembe, and the use of “toys,” all in a modern musical setting! There is even a...
    $17.99
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    Beginner Djembe Package for Adults

    $189.99
    This djembe package has been curated by the X8 Drums staff specifically for adults new to djembe drumming. The package includes an all-weather djembe that has a mechanical tuning system so that you can get great tone from your drum right away. This...
    $189.99
  • Carton Cajon - School Package 1 (10 units included)

    Sela

    Carton Cajon - School Package 1 (10 units included)

    $249.00
    This school package includes 10 units of the Adult Size Carton Cajon by Sela. The Sela Carton Cajon is an affordable and great sounding alternative to a wooden cajon. Built up and played; the audience will be astonished: “Can a cardboard sound...
    $249.00
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    13-Key Glockenspiel with Mallets

    MSRP: $95.00
    $54.99
    This Glockenspiel has 13 brushed metal keys on a natural wooden base. The finish is classy and the sound is pristine. Use the included hard rubber mallets to create beautiful bell tones. Great for kids, adults or even as a conversation piece in your home!
    MSRP: $95.00
    $54.99
  • Student Glockenspiel with Case and Mallets

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    Student Glockenspiel with Case and Mallets

    MSRP: $42.99
    $26.99
    This Student Glockenspiel has 15 metal keys, each imprited with the note for easier learning. It is affixed inside a wooden case and comes with two wooden mallets. The glockenspiel emulates the sound of bells and is fun to play for all! The...
    MSRP: $42.99
    $26.99
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    School Drumming Package #2, 10 Players

    MSRP: $2,120.00
    $1,174.99
    This school drumming package is built to produce a full spectrum of sound in your classroom drum circle. It is configured for 10 players and a leader. This drum package features the X8 Urban Beat drum series which are made from fiberglass for extra...
    MSRP: $2,120.00
    $1,174.99
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    Kente Cloth Royal Djembe, Key-Tuned, Medium

    MSRP: $273.00
    $174.99
    This video demonstrates the X8 Drums Key Tuned Djembe in the medium size. The color of the drum in the video is called Urban Beat. It is the exact same drum as this Kente Cloth Key Tuned djembe, just a different exterior color. Kente Cloth is notable in...
    MSRP: $273.00
    $174.99
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    Kente Cloth Royal Djembe, Key-Tuned, Small

    MSRP: $193.00
    $123.99
    Kente Cloth is notable in Africa because it is frequently worn by royalty. Each Kente Cloth design has a special meaning. The dark color in this drum's pattern stands for intensified spiritual energy. Size: 10" head x 18" Tall Recommended size...
    MSRP: $193.00
    $123.99
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    Lesson Download: Mano Secreta Paradiddles

    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device. Mano Secreta Paradiddles - on congas! Take your conga chops to the next level with one of the most...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
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    Drum Lesson Download: Bongo 101

    MSRP: $6.00
    $3.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device. Watch a preview of this lesson before you buy! Bongo 101: How to Play Bongos for Beginners with Noah...
    MSRP: $6.00
    $3.99
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    Drum Lesson Download: Bongo 102

    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device. Watch a preview of this lesson before you buy! Bongo 102: Beyond Martillo with Noah Mosgofian With a...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
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    How to play Bembe on Congas (series)

    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device. Bembe is an Afro-Cuban rhythm of Yoruba ethnic origin. It is traditionally played to accompany...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
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    Lesson Download: How To Play Clave

    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device. How To Play Clave Level: beginning / intermediate / anyone who wants to learn more about...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
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    Basic Samba for Congas

    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device.   Basic Samba for Congas Instructor: Noah Mosgofian Skill level: beginning /...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
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    Basic Samba on Timbal (or djembe)

    MSRP: $10.00
    $2.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device.   Basic Samba for Timbal (or Djembe) Instructor: Noah Mosgofian Skill level: beginning...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $2.99
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    Drum Lesson Download: How to play Kassa on Djembe

    MSRP: $10.00
    $2.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device. How to play Kassa on Djembe: Skill level: beginner to intermediate (if you don't know your basic sounds,...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $2.99
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    Fundamentals: Heel & Tip 101

    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device. Heel & Tip Technique for Djembe and Conga Heel & Tip technique is a vital part of any conga...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
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    How to play Bembe on Congas (series), Part 2

    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device. Bembe is an Afro-Cuban rhythm of Yoruba ethnic origin. It is traditionally played to accompany...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
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    How to play Yankadi on Djembe

    MSRP: $10.00
    $2.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device. How to play Yankadi on Djembe Video Features: 4 accompaniment patterns Lead drum call Full...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $2.99
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    Lesson Download: How To Play Chocalho

    MSRP: $6.00
    $2.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device. How To Play Chocalho Contents:0:30 Basic samba pattern demo0:55 Progression of patterns demo1:50...
    MSRP: $6.00
    $2.99
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    Lesson Download: Timbales Vol. 1: Cascara

    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device. Timbales Vol. 1: Cascara Learn to play the drums made famous by Tito Puente! In the first video...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
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    Samba Duro on Timbal (or djembe)

    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
    This is a video download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the video and watch it on your computer or mobile device.  Samba Duro for Timbal (or Djembe) Instructor: Noah Mosgofian Skill level: intermediate...
    MSRP: $10.00
    $3.99
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    "Conga Joy Live!" Hand Drum DVD

    MSRP: $50.00
    $39.99
    Conga Joy Live! DVD, an instructional resource for hand drum students and teachers. Bill Matthews, author of The New Conga Joy, brings us his new DVD, Conga Joy Live!, with 57 African and Afro-Caribbean rhythms for the players of djembes, congas and...
    MSRP: $50.00
    $39.99
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    "Drum Fun!" 2-DVD Set by Kalani

    MSRP: $35.00
    $19.99
    See what the excitement is all about! We're pleased to introduce "DRUM FUN!" - Musical Games for Groups, a 2-DVD set by Kalani. This set features over 25 music-based activities that anyone can present. Perfect for groups of all kinds. This music...
    MSRP: $35.00
    $19.99
  • 1, 2, Let's All Groove (Paperback Book)

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    1, 2, Let's All Groove (Paperback Book)

    MSRP: $30.00
    $19.99
    1, 2, Let's All Groove! provides the science and theories behind using rhythm, extensive, easy to integrate activities tied to national educational standards, easy to teach rhythms and rhythm choreography, as well as information on all the field tested...
    MSRP: $30.00
    $19.99
  • 1, 2, Let's All Groove (PDF Format)

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    1, 2, Let's All Groove (PDF Format)

    MSRP: $30.00
    $12.99
    This is a PDF download product. Once you purchase it, you will have access to download the file to your computer. 1, 2, Let's All Groove! provides the science and theories behind using rhythm, extensive, easy to integrate activities tied to national...
    MSRP: $30.00
    $12.99
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    10-Person Drum Circle Package

    MSRP: $1,109.00
    $999.99
    Drum circle in a box! We've bundled the core group of instruments need to make for a fun and great sounding community drum jam. The package also includes an instructional book on how to facilitate your own drum circle with rhythms to play. This package...
    MSRP: $1,109.00
    $999.99
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    100 Rhythms for Hand Drummers DVD

    MSRP: $50.00
    $39.99
    100 RHYTHMS is the perfect video for all drummers interested in African and Afro-Caribbean rhythms.  Simple presentation of rhythms with over-the-shoulder camera angles Bill Matthews, author of The New Conga Joy, is the instructor in 100...
    MSRP: $50.00
    $39.99
  • Boomwhackers

    Boomwhackers Bass Chromatics Set

    MSRP: $34.98
    $29.99
    Boomwhackers are tuned percussion tubes that are fun for everyone! The Boomwhackers Bass Chromatics Set consists of the 5 sharps/flats for our bass octave. This set combines with the Bass Diatonic Scale to yield a lower chromatic scale, or combines...
    MSRP: $34.98
    $29.99
  • Boomwhackers

    Boomwhackers C Major Bass Diatonic Set

    MSRP: $46.98
    $40.99
    Boomwhackers are tuned percussion tubes that are fun for everyone! The Boomwhackers C Major Bass Diatonic Set consists of 7 notes: C-D-E-F-G-A-B. The bass tubes add a whole new dimension to the sound and musical possibilities and combine with the...
    MSRP: $46.98
    $40.99
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    Boomwhackers Chromatics Set

    MSRP: $17.98
    $15.99
    The Boomwhackers Chromatics Set consists of the five sharps/flats for our standard octave. If forms a different pentatonic scale which has its own pleasing sound and combines with our Diatonic Scale to create a full chromatic octave of 12 notes...
    MSRP: $17.98
    $15.99