Tama Japan Factory Insider Tour
Take a peek inside the Tama Drums Japan Factory and gain a new appreciation for the craft that goes into producing spectacular quality
Tama drums founded in the 1970’s is known for its engineering and design for the utmost quality percussion range. In the 1970's Tama re-invented drum hardware and what players could expect from it from that era. Storming through the 1980's saw Tama introduce the chain drive CAMCO pedal and the first twin bass drum pedal with both beaters contained in the same housing - significant innovations at the time that are now the industry standard.
The innovations have continued into the new century with professional features being supplied even on entry-level kits and the widest selection of snare drums available today. Their range of products covers beginners through to professional performance kits - namely the STAR series being the new flagship line launched in 2013 using either Bubinga, Walnut or Maple shells for the highest level of sound production.
The company has given exclusive inside look into process of the popular STAR line at the headquarters located in Japan. As you will see, precision and accuracy goes into making the finest sounding percussion kits on the market. From moulding the shell, to the painstaking effort of paint finishes, to the final construction, it is clear to see why the Tama name is so revered for quality not only in the percussion industry but as one of the name brands globally.