Jatoba ( Brazilian cherry) Redish color
Cherry Wood ( called Short)--sort of Tan to Pinkish---very Light in Weight
Purple Heart--South America
Types of Wood for Drumsticks
Different types of woods for drumsticks will fluctuate in price depending upon availability. Contact for pricing on specialty woods. I use persimmon because I follow in the footsteps of Charles "Buck" Soistman, with whom I apprenticed. He was the last of a long line of a drum family. Charles & Frederick, which made drums in the Civil War, August, His Grandfather, Harry, his father - was mentioned in Moeller's Book -Joseph of NARD fame, Elmer and Uncle Doc, also drummer uncles.