Drumheads

Robert Beals was just a young man when he first met Chick Evans. The two worked to perfect and promote Mr. Evan’s idea of a synthetic drumhead in the 1950s. Up until that time, drumheads were made from cow skin, which presented several problems. With the skin drumheads, any change in temperature...
Remo Belli revolutionized the music products industry by introducing the Weather King, the single most popular drumhead in the world! As a jazz drummer, Remo was looking for ways to improve the percussive products he was using. Once his team of chemists found the perfect formula, Remo took it...
Jim D’Addario has worked long and hard within the research and development arm of D’Addario, along with his brother John Jr. Headed by Jim, the engineering department has accumulated many important manufacturing and product patents in the field of music strings and musical accessories. He also...
Marcial “Robert” Flores knows world percussion!  Starting as an entry-level employee as a young man, Robert has worked his way through nearly every process at Remo Inc. and up through the ranks to become the World Percussion Coordinator for Remo, which is no small task.  In that role, Robert has...
Enrique Garcia is the Paint Booth Supervisor at Remo.  Starting several decades ago with Remo, he is responsible for overseeing the application of all the amazing colors that appear on Remo products.  He carefully explained how important it is and how careful you have to be to paint a drum head...
Brock Kaericher is the President of REMO Inc. and over the last few decades he has worked closely with the company’s founder, Remo Belli. Brock has been a strong supporter in the products as well as the many programs the company supports including music education and music wellness. As a member...
Thanh Kha has worked for Remo since 1981. He came to this country from Vietnam not knowing any English or Spanish, which was the primary language within the factory.  Thanh was determined to learn the language and to do the very best to gain as many skills as possible.  The first job he had at Remo...
Ron Marquez formed Aquarian Accessories with jazz drummer Roy Burns back in 1980. Together they developed several successful products including a series of popular drumheads. Ron established his own powder coating company in 1974, which led to his introduction to Roy who was looking for some...
Soledad Marron knows drumheads!  Having worked for Remo Inc. for over 30 years, she has been inspecting drumheads as a Quality Assurance Inspector for over 25 years. She undisputedly holds the world record for having handled more drumheads than anyone else in human history.  She inspects 20,000 a...
Lloyd McCausland has worked with Remo Belli ever since the famed Hollywood drummer began creating his own line of synthetic drumheads in the late 1950s. Lloyd has become a fixture at the company and is known to dealers and musicians alike. As vice president, Lloyd has played a large role in the...

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