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Yamaha Drums

  1. 1. Y amaha Drums Carla Ofelia Pineda
  2. 2. Menu.Home.Place of Origin. <ul><li>How did Yamaha get started? </li></ul><ul><li>How are Yamaha drums made? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the different kinds of drums that Yamaha sells? </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Works Cited </li></ul>
  3. 3. The History of Yamaha <ul><li>Yamaha Drums is a supplementary of the Yamaha Corporation. </li></ul><ul><li>The Yamaha Corporation was founded by Torakusu Yamaha in 1887. </li></ul><ul><li>Yamaha has been making drums since 1967. </li></ul>
  4. 4. History cont… <ul><li>The Yamaha Corporation of America was established in 1960. </li></ul><ul><li>The Yamaha drum hardware has made new innovations such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A hide-away cymbal boom stand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A locking hi-hat clutch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yamaha Enhanced Sustain System (YESS) Mount </li></ul></ul>QUIZ!
  5. 5. History Quiz! <ul><li>Who was the founder of the Yamaha Corporation? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Torakusu Yamaha </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When did Yamaha start making drums? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1967 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where is the Yamaha Corporation of America located? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buena Park, California </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Making the Drum <ul><li>Yamaha builds their drums by the hands of 60 skilled craftsmen in Japan and Indonesia. </li></ul><ul><li>The Yamaha drum hardware is engineered and manufactured in the Yamaha Motorcycle Factory. </li></ul><ul><li>The shells of the Yamaha drums are hand made utilizing the Air-Seal System with diagonal seams for greater durability and strength. </li></ul><ul><li>Yamaha craftsmen were the first to utilize the same lacquering and buffing techniques as the world renowned pianos </li></ul>
  7. 7. Making the Drum cont… <ul><li>Each aspiring drum maker has to study for 3 years as an apprentice before earning the title of an official Yamaha Drums craftsmen. </li></ul><ul><li>Yamaha Drums is the only drum company that offers 4 different types of 100% wood shell kits: </li></ul>- Birch Custom -Beech Custom -Oak Custom -Maple Custom QUIZ!
  8. 8. Making the Drum Quiz! <ul><li>Are the drums made by machines or by hands? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where are the two factories located at? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Japan and Indonesia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What special system is used for making the drum shells? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Air-Seal System </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the 4 different types of wood Yamaha uses to make the drums? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Birch, Beech, Oak, and Maple </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Types of Yamaha Drum Sets <ul><li>Yamaha sells Acoustic Drum Sets and Electronic Drum Sets. </li></ul><ul><li>Different Acoustic Drum Sets include the PHX Series, Recording Custom, Oak Custom Series, Absolute Series, Tour Custom Series, Stage Custom Series, and the Hipgig Series. </li></ul>-PHX Series -Hipgig Series
  10. 10. Types of Yamaha Drum Sets <ul><li>The Electronic Drums include the DTX Series, Drum Triggers, Drum Pads, and Monitor Systems. </li></ul>-DTX Series -Drum Pad QUIZ!
  11. 11. Types of Drums Quiz! <ul><li>What are the two main categories of Yamaha Drums? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acoustic and Electronic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Name two different types of Acoustic Drum Sets. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the main series of the Electronic Drum Sets? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DTX Series </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Conclusion <ul><li>Overall, Yamaha Drums are made with the highest quality materials guaranteeing superior performance. The skilled craftsmen who make the drums with their hands can customize each set for each person. Yamaha has many different types of drums to choose from with varieties of woods and series. Yamaha is not only one of the best drum companies, but also the most durable drum company out there! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Works Cited <ul><li>Acoustic drum sets . (2010). Retrieved from http://www.yamaha.com/drums/acousticdrumsets.html?CTID=5040566&CNTYP=PRODUCT </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic drums . (2010). Retrieved from http://www.yamaha.com/drums/electronicdrums.html?CTID=5040569&CNTYP=PRODUCT </li></ul><ul><li>Yamaha drums . (2010, January 16). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamaha_Drums </li></ul><ul><li>About Yamaha corporation . (2010). Retrieved from http://www.yamaha.com/information/about/ </li></ul>

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