These drums are part of our ARTIST INNOVATION SERIES .
Glen Velez is widely considered the founding Father of the modern frame drum movement, and is regarded as a legendary figure among musicians and audiences world-wide. Velez brought a new genre of drumming to the contemporary music scene by creating his own performance style inspired by years of percussion and frame drumming studies from various cultures. Velez’s virtuosic combinations of hand movements, finger techniques, along with his original compositional style, which incorporates stepping, drum language and Central Asian Overtone singing (split-tone singing), has undoubtedly opened new possibilities for musicians around the globe, resulting in a shift in modern percussion.
Cooperman has collaborated with Velez to create a series of frame drums that offer extraordinary performance and tonal capabilities,
Learn more about Glen Velez .