A selection of drums personally designed by Andrea in collaboration with the best Italian makers.
Maker: GIACO (Gianni Berardi)
Solid wood. Extra soft natural goat skin. Tuning system: screws (tuning key included) Diameter: 12′′. 5 pairs of jingles 40 mm iron. 1 pair of jingles 50 mm solid brass. Lathe rectified. Asymmetrical jingles position for using the instrument in TAR, RIQ, and TAMBURELLO modes.
Price: 250 € - Worldwide shipping. Drum that combines expressive and sonic possibilities in an amazing range, for use open to all musical styles and genres.
"MUSES" frame drums series
A series of frame drums inspired by the "Muses" the divine inspirers of the arts in the ancient Hellenic tradition, entirely realized in Salento, ancient heart of Magna Graecia, with the collaboration of the famous manufacturer Biagio Panico. A line of instruments of very high workmanship, cared for in every single detail and made in the noblest of woods: the Olive, difficult to work but possessing unique qualities, used in Italy for centuries for the construction of bagpipes, ciaramelle and castanets.
Design: Andrea Piccioni Olivewood Hand-tanned goat skin Fixing method: gluing Diameter: 12″ Frame’s height: 3″ N° 4 groups of four burnt jingles, dimension 3″, the external hand-pounded, the internal plain Handle: four fingers hole
Price: 200 € - Worldwide shipping. Recommended for use on traditional styles such as pizzica pizzica, saltarello, calabrese, tarantella, etc.
Design: Andrea Piccioni Olivewood Very soft goat skin Fixing method: gluing Tuning: Mechanical system with hex-key Jingles changing system with hex-key Diameter: 12″ Frame’s height: 3″ N° 4 groups of four burnt tinplate jingles, dimension 3″, the external hand-pounded, the internal plain Handle: four fingers hole It includes: a hex-key, a padded case and two sets of alternative jingles, a brass one and a burnt tomato tinplate one.
Price: 300 € - Worldwide shipping, including softbag, tuning key, 2 sets of extra jingles (brass and tomato tinplate). Perfect for professional use and adaptable to both traditional and modern styles.