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Mapex Saturn V

Saturn V 2The Mapex Drum Company has taken the next step in the evolution of professional drum sets, Saturn V. The award winning SONIClear™ bearing edge and the new SONIClear™ tom holder are standard features on every Saturn V set.   
Mapex introduced the SONIClear™ bearing edge last year on their highly acclaimed Armory and Mars kits.  The positive response to the bearing edge was overwhelming and prompted countless questions from Mapex fans of: “When will Saturn be available with SONIClear™ bearing edges?” The wait is over.  Adding the SONIClear™ bearing edge to the Saturn V clearly enhances the unmistakable sound and increases the tuning range of Saturn’s most distinguished feature the Maple and Walnut hybrid shell.

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Mapex Armory Drumsets & Hardware

ARMORYMapex Armory Drumsets

The Armory Series is the latest realization of the Mapex hybrid shell concept. A fusion of birch and maple delivers the ultimate tonal expression, and the SONIClear(TM) bearing edge allows the drumhead to sit flat, bringing out the best response by optimizing the relationship between head and shell.

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Mapex Mars Drumsets & Hardware

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Mapex Mars series drumsets

The Mars Series Shell Packs offer shallow depth 100% Birch shells complete with the new SONIClear™ Bearing Edge, which increases the contact between the drumhead and shell and allows the head to sit flat on the edge. The SONIClear™ bearing edge produces a stronger and more centered pitch and makes the drums remarkably easy to tune. For more information, click here.

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Mapex Voyager Drumsets

Voyager CK dbThe Mapex Voyager delivers great sound and dynamic looks right out of the box! The Voyager’s add-on packs allow for new or existing Voyager users to expand their set-up to include a second bass drum, additional toms, and more cymbals without having to buy a whole new kit or spend too much money.

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Yamaha GigMaker Drumsets

YAMAHA GM Blue Ice GlitterThe new Yamaha GigMaker set utilizes all Yamaha hardware featuring hex tom ball joints with five new eye-catching glitter wrap finishes. Unlike most drum sets at this price point, the GigMaker features matching wood bass drum hoops for superior tone and playability and both a 20″ and 22″ configuration. Available as a shell pack, with hardware, or packaged with Wuhan Cymbals.


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Yamaha DTX400 Series Electronic Drums


The DTX400K comes equipped with 10 professional drum kits made with world-famous sounds from throughout the history of drums including Yamaha’s legendary acoustic series. By utilizing voices from our professional DTX900/700/500 and DTX-MULTI 12, each kit has extremely high sound quality with “Accent Articulation” for dynamic instruments that change sound characteristics according to your hit strength. But that’s not all – you can freely mix any of the 169 organic drum sounds to create customized kits that suit your style – even if your style is always changing. Try a heavy metal double bass kit one day then change into a dance kit the next, or keep your ten favorite kits of all time. You get a world of choices inside: 23 snares, 21 kicks, 36 toms, 31 cymbals, and 42 percussion instruments. Getting a DTX400K is really like having ten professional drum sets in one compact electronic drum kit. The tribe is calling – hear the sounds of the DTX400K right now at the “Kits” tab.

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percussionThe Center of Music and Art is pleased to offer a full line of drum and percussion instruments and accessories. We are a proud partner with Mapex Drums and Percussion and Black Panther Snare Drums, Yamaha Drums & Percussion, Ludwig, and more! And, on top of a selection of pedals, stands, and hardware, we have access to everything you need in the way of Zildjian, Sabian, and Paiste Cymbals; Remo, Evans, and Aquarian drumheads, and a wide variety of drumsticks and mallets. Stop by today to check out our ever expanding selection!