The Star of Tama Shines at WGI
As expected, Tama's buzz continued at the 2015 WGI Indoor
Marching Percussion World Championships, held April 9th, 10th, and
11th in Dayton, Ohio. Thousands of members, instructors, and fans
of more than 210 drum lines flocked into the University of Dayton
Arena to witness the spectacle of this year's World
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The Tama team is just catching its breath after yet another
whirlwind WGI. Thanks to those friends old and new who stopped by
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And a big round of applause to all who competed... your hard
work and passion inspires! But of course, dearest to our hearts are
the Tama-equipped teams: Once again, you made us proud!
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Tama by Kanstul Introduces New Line of Premium Mouthpieces
These new designs allow for large volumes of air, while
facilitating pure, superior tone and virtually eliminating any
pitch problems. Tama by Kanstul Musical Advisor, Greg Flores,
describes it like this: "From the players end, these mouthpieces
create maximum efficiency, allowing the horn to play at its highest
potential. From the directors perspective, they deliver maximum
tonal quality and precision tuning." A premium horn deserves a
premium mouthpiece. Get one of the new Tama Marching Brass
Mouthpieces and get the most from your instrument and your
Tama Marching Brass Mouthpieces are available for Trumpet,
French Horn, Mellophone, French Horn/Mellophone Hybrid, Trombone,
Marching Baritone, Euphonium and Tuba.
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This Makes It All Worth It!
With all the challenges of running a business-pressures,
deadlines, and striving to do better today than what you did
yesterday, it's possible to forget, from time to time, why we do
what we do. This video of the Maui High School Marching band
members discovering their new shipment of Tama Marching drums
renews and re-ignites our passion for building great musical
instruments every time we see it!
THE FUTURE IS NOW!
Over the last three years we've been busy fulfilling our
commitment to turn the marching percussion world on its ear, drum
line, by drum line. Word has spread… from high school programs to
some of the most prestigious bands in the country, like "The Crew"
at the University of Pittsburgh,The U.S. Air Force Academy Drum and
Bugle Corps., The University of Hawaii, The Spirit of Houston
Cougar band at the University of Houston and The Blinn College
Buccenners. With so many common-sense solutions to age-old
equipment problems, the drummers at Tama can't wait to show you
what the drums of tomorrow look like.
How Perfection, Percussion and The Finest Marching Brass In The
USA Became TAMA BY KANSTUL
"We worked with numerous band directors during the development
of our marching percussion line," says Tama USA product manager
Charlie Hayashi. "They were the ones who first suggested that a
partnership with a quality brass manufacturer would be helpful, in
terms of the school bid process. We kept that in mind as the next
step after launching."
Homestead High School Joins The Tama Family
The Homestead High School marching percussion program has
exploded over the last decade, with close to 50 students
participating in fall and/or winter seasons. The marching drumline
is the 2010 WBA 5A champion and 2012 runner-up. In 2013 the indoor
marching percussion ensemble made its debut performance at the WGI
World Championships in Dayton Ohio, and achieved finalist status in
the Scholastic World division.
TAMA At WGI 2013
Tama Marching Drums would like to congratulate and thank all of
the percussion ensembles at WGI this year. It was a fantastic show
for the audience put on by the competing drum lines. Tama was
represented in Scholastic "A", Scholastic Open, Independent Open,
and Scholastic World categories. Special congratulations goes to
Orange County Independent Percussion receiving a silver medal in
the Independent Open Competition. Best wishes to all from Tama for
the rest of 2013.
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Tama Marching Percussion Announces Partnership With Horn Maker
Just as the dust was starting to settle on Tama's auspicious
2011 entry into the marching percussion market, the drum builder
has unleashed another surprise: Tama Marching Percussion has
announced it will join forces with the venerable marching brass
company Kanstul Musical Instruments.