Frame Drum Links



David Kuckhermann - amazing world percussionist and frame drummer from Germany who studied with Glen Velez. Produced a series of great instructional videos for all styles of frame drumming from beginning to advanced techniques. His website is also a great resource for frame drumming in general.   


N Scott Robinson - another very talented world percussionist and frame drummer from the USA. His website has an amazingly extensive links page listing numerous frame drummers from around the world.


Glen Velez - The Father of modern frame drumming, he is the creator of the "lap style" of frame drum/bodhran playing.


Marla Leigh - Frame drummer and flute player from Los Angeles.


Layne Redmond - One of the first of Glen Velezs' students, Layne spread her love of frame drumming through videos and workshops. Her legacy lives on.


Rowan Storm - well traveled and well studied frame drummer, has both Cooperman and Remo signature drum lines.


Pete Lockett - I doubt there is a drum in existence this man cannot play. World percussionist which includes frame drums as well of course.


Azam Ali - Vocalist for one of my favorite bands, Niyaz. Does play some frame drum.





Cooperman Drums - Professional wood frame drums, hand made in Connecticut. Tars, Bendirs, Bodhrans, Dafs, Artist Signature Drums and more!


Remo - Mass produces several lines of Frame Drums from beginners to artist signature series and pro models. Also makes different types of synthetic heads/skins that other Drum makers use on their drums. Based in USA.


Meinl - another large manufacturer that mass produces all types of drums including frame drums. Based in Germany.


David Roman Drums - wood frame hand made frame drums featuring unique Pneumatic tuning system. Based in Germany. 


Schlagwerk - yet another German Drum manufacturer with a line of frame drums.  




NAFDA - North American Frame Drum Association.

Twisted Gypsy - Belly Dance troupe out of L.A. featuring a drumming ensemble with frame drums. They also produce custom modifications of Remo drums, adding zills, padded modified grips and bendir snares.

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