While many devices like the guitar or piano are able to performing melodies and chords, most drum kits are unable to achieve this as they produce sounds of indeterminate pitch. The drum equipment is a part of the usual rhythm section, used in many forms of popular and traditional music styles, starting from rock and pop to blues and jazz. Other normal devices used in the rhythm section embrace the piano, electric guitar, electrical bass, and keyboards.
The need for brushes arose because of the downside of the drum sound overshadowing the other instruments on stage. Drummers started using steel fly swatters to cut back the volume on stage next to the other acoustic instruments.
By the 1860s, percussionists started combining multiple drums into a set. The bass drum, snare drum, cymbals, and different percussion devices had been all struck with hand-held drum sticks. Many drummers extend their kits from … Read More