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TAMA StarLight Marching Drums

New StarLight Series Puts TAMA Marching Percussion Within Reach Of More Programs

Tama continues to grow its marching percussion product group with StarLight, its second line of marching percussion drums. "Band directors are really excited by our original line of marching percussion, but not all programs have that kind of budget. StarLight answers the needs of directors and players who desire Tama quality at a more affordable price," said Tama USA Product Manager Charlie Hayashi.


DCI 2015

Posted 4-13-15
DCI 2015

Headed to the DCI World Championships? Be sure to stop by the our booth to meet Tama representatives, check out our Marching Drums, Tama by Kanstul Brass, along with a preview of Tama's new tuned percussion.

Cheers to all who are competing and a special shout out to our Tama-equipped performers Genesis Drum & Bugle Corps. and Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps. Best of Luck!

The Star of Tama Shines at WGI

Posted 4-13-15
WGI 2015

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 Championships.


The Tama team is just catching its breath after yet another whirlwind WGI. Thanks to those friends old and new who stopped by the booth!

Posted Posted 4-14-14
WGI 2014

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!


Tama by Kanstul Introduces New Line of Premium Mouthpieces

Posted 10-10-13
Homestead High School

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 performance.

Tama Marching Brass Mouthpieces are available for Trumpet, French Horn, Mellophone, French Horn/Mellophone Hybrid, Trombone, Marching Baritone, Euphonium and Tuba.


This Makes It All Worth It!

Posted 10-10-13
Maui High School Marching Band

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!

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Posted 9-16-13
Welcome to team Tama!

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

Posted 8-20-13
About Tama By Kanstul Brass

"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

Posted 8-20-13
Homestead High School

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.

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