"I love this drum soooooo much!! It has transformed the way I approach playing music and sharing my own "sound" with others. Everyone whom I have introduced this drum to, agrees...it should be everywhere, revolutionizing how we see ourselves and how we feel and share our own unique songs with others! Thank you so much for making these drums, Christopher of the Wolves....thank you..." Facebook post from Amy S., Ashland, Oregon, February, 2014
Dragon Drums - Sonic Art
Introducing Dragon Drums, created by Christopher of the Wolves,
experienced musician, handpan and tank drum player.
Now shipping internationally to any country.
See the Purchase Page for details.
Dragon Tank Drums stand out from the competition, and I encourage every potential steel tank drum buyer to compare. Dragon Tank Drums are priced $50 to $130 less than the competition (or more), yet play and sound as good or better.
The majority of tank drum makers use powder coat paint jobs to cover the natural beauty of the steel. I use heat to bring out the colors of each drum individually, making each drum unique in appearance and tones. Each drum is tempered to bring out the best possible resonance of the metal.
Currently offering drums in three scales and two tunings.: The first one is a mixolydian scale in the key of C, which can be heard in the clip below. Also available is the alluring and beautiful Japanese minor scale called Ake Bono, also in the key of C (see clips below). Also available is the Yue Diao scale in A#.
Dragon Tank Drums are easy to play with hands, but many people prefer to use the pair of professional grade mallets custom made for this instrument. A pair of 12" long, birch-handled, rubber ball-tipped mallets is included with every drum.
Go to the Purchase Drum page to see all the drums currently available.
"I just wanted to write and say I Love My Drum! I have seen others in person and they were disappointing in sound and style. I was a little concerned about buying one from a web site, but there was something about your spirit that made me know I would be getting a great drum. The sound is amazingly magical (Ake Bono). I know when I use it in my work as a therapist it will help in the healing process. THANK YOU! " message from Terri K. in Chicago, 5/24/14