Remo Inc.

 Mickey Hart is the noted drummer of the Grateful Dead who has helped define rock drumming since the 1960s. His passion for the art form of percussion led him to write a series of books and countless articles on the history of drumming. His activities have helped popularize drum circles and music...
Garry Hyde opened a small music store under his parent’s house back in 1962. Having a very famous musician as a father, he asked to use his dad's name for the store. Billy Hyde was a noted drummer who gained great popularity on a late-night TV program in Australia during the late 1960s and 70s. ...
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...
William Kent, along with his brother Ed, formed the Kent Drum Company in 1947 with a focus to create student-level kits to encourage music making at all economic levels.  The company offered professional-level drums as well as other products such as the tambourine. William was always proud that a...
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...
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...
Fernando Mendez is happy to speak about the many great things that are part of working for Remo.  As the Lead Supervisor for the Drumhead Department, Fernando is at the heart of the production of Remo’s core products and has been for several decades.   Fernando eloquently speaks about the family...
Jose Saldivar has been with Remo for 30 years this year!  He began with the company back in earlier days when the company was in North Hollywood.  He is the Lead Hoopformer, making the hoops that house the drumhead.  This is a crucial part of the process, as the the superior sound of the drumhead...
Poncho Sanchez has the heart and soul of his Latin music roots and the love and feel for funk. The result of these passions is the unique style that has helped establish him as a talented and innovative conga player and songwriter. During the interview he recalled how his love of music developed...

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