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Ron Vaughn log drum

Ron's Authentic Log Drums are just a click away!

Also see Ron's Log Drums for
Toru Takemistu's composition,
'From Me Flows What You Call Time'


Ron Vaughn, Rhythm Discovery Center, PAS

Authentic Ron Vaughn Bass Log Drum greets visitors at the new PAS Rhythm! Discovery Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Click here for more info . . .


Ron Vaughn Stick Tray

Ron's FlexMount hardware expands in 2017.
Still all Stainless Steel,
remarkable strength and durability year after year.
Block mounts,
Stick Tray Mounts,
Multiple Percussion mounts,
Highly adaptable
Set-up for your next
performance the way you
want and need to . . .

Ron Vaughn.Brian Wilson
Ron & Roberta Vaughn and
Brian Wilson.
A lot of percussion instruments on a lot of tracks over a lot of years of
The Beach Boys
The Brian Wilson Band.


Ron Vaughn, Nelson Bragg
Ron Vaughn & Nelson Bragg during
Nelson's work with
The Brian Wilson Band.
Within Nelson's collection,
some of Ron's original instruments
from the 1970s and 80s,
and many more recent additions.

Nelson's vocal contributions
also a main-stay of his work
with Brian Wilson.

Ron's Hot TamaleTM Tambourines are coming in March 2017!

8" calfskin, Super-Flyweight, fast-in-hand, Solid Maple Shells,
Jingle sound color combinations,
simple and compound patterns.
Play it quick, rip-it-clean, or
play burning-hot Cajun licks!

Turn up the Heat!

And . . . play beautiful classical styles too . . .
(patents pending)


Ron Vaughn 10" diameter PHOENIX TAMBOURINES TM
are here !
Solid Maple Shells,
Ron's light-weight Carbon-Fiber Split-Ring shell design,
a Triple-Row, breath-taking Concert-Studio Instrument.
With 56 pairs of combined jingles,
including 39 Compound pairs of 1" fluted German Silver Jingles,
9 pairs of Hammered German Silver Jingles,
and 8 pairs of Hammered R-1 Brass Jingles.

10" diameter Phoenix Tambourines!
A true large-format bold voice,
combined with stunningly soft-dynamic clarity,
all in a lighter-weight, fast-speaking performance instrument.

100% made in the U.S.A. by Ron Vaughn.


Ron Vaughn Compression Cases TM
for any of Ron's Tambourines, 2017

Ron Vaughn FireFly Tambourines
(patents. pend.)
Firefly Tambourines, just skin & a lot of jingles
with a beautiful super-lightweight solid maple shell.

FireBird Tambourines!

Thank You . . .
Asante, Gracias, Sukria, Tak, Dankie,
Obrigado, Kiitos, Do jeh, Efharisto
Toda, Grazie, Spasibo, Shukran, Ta, Merci,
Arigato, Terima Kasih, Istutiy,
Takk, Xie Xie, Kamsa Hamnida, Danke,
Salamat Po, Dziekuje, Tack, Dank je,

for coming together to
create such tremendous performances
here in the U.S.A. and throughout the world!

Ron Vaughn Classic Tambourines for:
Concert work
Recording work
Rhythm-Studio/Rock/Pop work

100% Solid shells
100% Hybrid jingles

Earning a fine job . . . .

Congratulations to Matt Howard in winning the LA Phil Principal Percussion spot, using in part, his Ron Vaughn 10" Split-Ring Solid Poplar Shell Tambourine with 1" Fluted German Silver Jingles,
(RV-5050.SR01.Cng), and his Ron Vaughn 10" Compound-Jingle Solid Maple Shell FireBird Tambourine, (RV-5155.SRF2.Cng).

Well done Matt !

April 1, 2016 read about Ron's 14" Split-Ring ThunderBird Tambourines, RV-5095.SR01.Cng

'Rebonds B' wood block sets:
Ron's stainless steel FlexMount hardware + signature wood blocks
are expanded & combined to create this unique performance set-up
for Iannis Xenakis' 'Rebonds B'.

All 100% made in the U.S.A.
by Ron Vaughn

Practice, prepare, always play your best !

Updated for Friday February 24, 2017

Ron Vaughn, Ascend Wood Blocks

Read about Ron's latest 'Ascend' wood block collection of tuned, quality blocks,
approx. tuning low to high,
B, C#, E, G, A, B, C#, D.


More brilliant Sound Colors from Ron . . .
Ron's classic 14" diameter Solid Maple
Split-Ring Fortissimo ThunderBird Tambourines

Ron's Original Signature Solid Body Wood Blocks
with more new sizes/pitches in 2017

And Ron's High Control, Beautifully Recordable,
"smooth as silk"
Studio Recording Key Chimes


Beginning in 2017, look for the start of
Ron Vaughn info on FaceBook !

. . . and the start of product/performance Videos on YouTube !

Solid Shells
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In-Country North American Dealer Links
New York City, Drummer's World
New Jersey, O.DiBella Music

Philadelphia, Steve Weiss Music

St. Paul, Twin Cities, Ellis Drum Shop
Chicago, IL The Drum Pad
Normal, IL The Music Shoppe
Lone Star Percussion
St. Louis, Mozingo Music
Nashville, Fork's Drum Closet
Coralville, Iowa, Percussion Source
Hollywood, Professional Drum

Japan Dealer Links
Tokyo, Japan Percussion Center
Tokyo, Komaki Music

The Netherlands Dealer Links
Amsterdam, Pustjens Percussion

Germany, The UK

Madrid, Spain
Percusonic Percussion

Quebec, Canada
Twigg Musique

Percussion Finland Ltd.

Where to Buy

asonespritRon, Caracas Studio Session    
      Ron Vaughn Tp-770 Temple Blocks

History: High Control Rotating Studio
Chime Invention history.

Ron Vaughn, on Believing.


Decade after decade world wide. . .
Ron's trusted Classic Pro Temple Blocks
Meet the latest, his Tp-770's for 2017.

    Ron Vaughn BTp-5V vertical temple blocks Ron Vaughn Tp-V2 Pro Temple Blocks  

Ron Vaughn in Guita recording session with Venezuelan musicians, studio play-back,
Caracas, Venezuela 1975

Ron, Andes Mountains, cable car      
Andes Mountains, just outside Caracas Venezuela.
Image by Ron Vaughn, 1975

FlexMounts and wood blocks


Ron Vaughn.Passion
BTp-5V Russian Birch
Vertical Temple Blocks

Ron Vaughn Block and FlexMounts


Passion, and Compassion . . . . . .
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