“A drum ‘throne’ is a three or four-legged padded seat or stool the drummer sits on while playing. Thrones may be shaped like round cushions or in a saddle design. Throne heights may be adjusted to accommodate the drummer.” “The drummer performs while seated on a drum throne to free up both arms and legs […]
Anthrax for drummers?
Infectious diseases pose many mysteries, including at least one for drummers (as explained by the WorldWideDrums web site): Can I get Anthrax from playing African or Djembe Drums? The risk of acquiring anthrax from an animal hide drum is very low. Of 236 cases of anthrax reported to CDC from 1955 through 1999, only one […]