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Grover John Tafoya Signature Bamboo Timpani Mallets

Item #: GRJTSBTM
Price: $63.00
 

The Tafoya Signature Mallets use very high quality bamboo shafts that are slightly shorter and thinner than our Artist’s Choice bamboo mallets. The dimensions are 15? length x approx 7/16? diameter. The bamboo is finished using an amino flat finish that is both easy to grip and protects the bamboo from the elements. All shafts are hand-paired by weight, color and feel to ensure proper balance.

Quality wool felts are hand-sewn over radial wood cores that provide a perfect balance of sonic “attack” and “body”. The “inverted” layering of the felt is used so that extra clarity is produced across a very wide dynamic spectrum.

Designed in collaboration with renowned timpanist John Tafoya. “These mallets have been designed to deliver a super clear sound over a huge dynamic range. The bamboo is excellent and each mallet contains a custom rounded core. These terrific mallets are PERFECT for auditions!” – John Tafoya.

Please note that bamboo is a natural product. While we go to great lengths to pair shafts, variations in color, diameter, and straightness may occur.