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QSticks® product information

  • QSticks are hand-made
  • QSticks are made from an especially durable, flexible type of wood
  • QSticks have two hard layers of lacquer which ensure that the sticks last even longer
  • Personal care and craftsmanship in every pair
  • QSticks are made by a professional drummer / percussionist who knows what drummers want
  • QSticks are available in six flashy colors / color combinations or in natural wood
  • QSticks have a color mark on top of the stick for quick recognition when using multiple pairs of QSticks
  • QSticks have seven different sounds which add more variety to your playing
  • QSticks have a strap for adjusting the sound in each stick
  • QSticks have a perfect grip and balance
  • The red QSticks have a special triangular grip
  • QSticks have a rounded top for perfect bounce and stick control. This also protects your drumheads from damaging
  • QSticks are being used by top drummers and percussionists
  • QSticks are ideal for playing at a low volume. Consider the neighbors / rehearsal rooms / unplugged sessions

    QSticks® users

    QSticks are officially endorsed by:
    • Alex Acuña (Harry Connick Jr, Chick Corea, Ella Fitzgerald, Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, Manhattan Transfer, Elvis Presley, Diane Reeves, Carlos Santana, Wayne Shorter, Wheater Report, Robbie Williams, Yellow Jackets and many others)
    • Arie den Boer (a.o. Balkanopolis, Blue Man Group, Dancing with the Stars, Carel Kraayenhof y su Sexteto Canyengue, Metropole orchestra, Una Voce Particolare)
    • Berni Bovens (a.o. Frans Bauer, Marco Borsato, René Froger, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Toots Thielemans)
    • Cherokee (Thea Austin, Don Diablo, Erick E, Paul Elstak, Ritchie Flores, Fedde le Grand, DJ Jean, Laid Back Luke, Mason)
    • Ronald Dhaene (Independent)
    • Eddie van Dongen Newest member of the endorser 'team' (Charmplay, Chez Brood, Jan Rot, Tim Vantol)
    • Hans Eijkenaar (a.o. Anouk, Trijntje Oosterhuis)
    • John Engels (a.o. Nat Adderley, Ray Brown, Diamond 5, Stan Getz, Scott Hamilton, Hank Jones, Clifford Jordan, Charlie Rouse, Sonny Stitt, Toots Thielemans, Ben Webster, Phil Woods)
    • Sarah Lavinia Feenstra (The Smart, The State Sinners)
    • Taco Gorter (a.o. African Diva's, Floris, Roy Hargrove, McCoy Tyner, Yinka)
    • Ivar de Graaf (Kingfisher Sky, Within Temptation)
    • Pim 'Pimba' van Ham (Giovanca, Knobsticker, People You Know, Oxide9, Replay)
    • Jasper van Hulten (Michiel Borstlap, Wouter Hamel, Sensual, Eric Vloeimans, The Young Sinatra's)
    • Rob Klerkx (KGB, Moke, Paulusma, The Secret, Tora Bora)
    • Luuk Kranenburg (a.o. Down and Out, I've got the Bullets, Lizzard, Mantèca)
    • Femke Krone (a.o. 3JS, Julian Coryell, René Froger, Ruth Jacott, Berget Lewis, Nick & Simon, Mark Schulman, Jan Smit)
    • Joost Kroon (Candy Dulfer, Kane, New Cool Collective)
    • Stefan Kruger (Caro Emerald, Ruben Hein, Joe Jackson, Minyesha, New Cool Collective, SFeQ, Steye, Zuco 103 and teacher at The Royal Conservatoire The Hague)
    • Dennis Leeflang (a.o. Bumblefoot (guitar player Guns N' Roses), Lita Ford, Within Temptation)
    • Hakim Ludin (Alex Acuña, Manni von Bohr, Terry Bozzio, David Caribaldi, Clobal Jazz Trio, Billy Cobham, Luis Conte, Omar Hakim, Jeff Hamilton, Jonas Hellborg, Konstantin Wecker, The World Percussion Trio with Steve Smith and Karuna Murthy, Ensemble Zarbang)
    • Marco Möller (Ina Müller, Santiano)
    • Arno van Nieuwenhuize (Metropole Orchestra, New Amsterdam Percussion Group)
    • Jimmy van den Nieuwenhuizen (Beter dan het origineel (SBS6), Jeroen van der Boom, Future Presidents, Démira Jansen, Dennis Kolen, Lois Lane, Mainstreet, Leonie Meijer, Monstermixer, Nikki, VanVelzen)
    • Adam Nussbaum (a.o. John Abercrombie, Carla Bley, Michel Brecker, Randy Brecker, Gary Burton, Eliane Elias, Gil Evans, Stan Getz, James Moody, John Scofield, Steve Swallow, Toots Thielemans)
    • Joost Patočka (Reinier Baas, Marius & Peter Beets, Jasper Blom, Clemens van der Feen, Ernst Glerum, Ruben Hein, Benjamin Herman, Durk Hijma, Maarten Hogenhuis, Martijn van Iterson, Ruud Jacobs, Piet Noordijk, Ferdinand Povel, Rita Reys, Jesse van Ruller, Hans Teeuwen, Francien van Tuinen, Jeroen Vierdag and teacher at The Royal Conservatoire The Hague)
    • William van Rutte (KaBOOM!, The Originals, Stud Muffins)
    • Mike Schäperclaus (a.o. Cats, Terry Bozzio, René Froger, Paul de Leeuw, The Lion King, Metropole Orchestra, New Amsterdam Percussion Group, Strictly Come Dancing)
    • Marcel Serierse (a.o. René Froger, Laura Fygi, Al Jarreau, Chaka Kahn, Paul de Leeuw, Rosenberg Trio, The Toppers)
    • Rutger Schehrer (AbSurdo, Circle Percussion, Evita, The Fantastics, Holland Symfonia, L'Orchestra Particolare, LA the Voices, Musical Classics in Ahoy, Ned Pho, Petticoat)
    • Gijs Anders van Straalen (Giovanca, Wouter Hamel, The Lion King, Sensual)
    • Ron van Stratum (Nadine Nix' Asempa, Randy Brecker, Brian Bromberg, Billy Cobham, Margriet Eshuijs, Jo Lemaire, Mike Mainieri, Bob Sheppard, Mike Stern, Ron van Stratum band, Erique Tarde, teaches at the Maastricht's Conservatory)
    • Anouk Verdonk (a.o. Beat the Kitchen, Female Fusion, How About Eve, Ray Klaassen, Maame Joses, MAIS, Tino Martin, Mindy and the Good Vibes Society, Replay)
    • Martin Verdonk (known from a zillion bands, including Ilse DeLange, Incognito, Steve Winwood)
    • Jeroen Vrolijk (Joke Buis band, Jan Willem van Delft, New Morning)
    • Martin de Wachter (Frank Boeijen, Stef Bos, Kommil Foo)
    • Frank Wardenier New member of the endorser 'team' (a.o. Tori Amos, Ali B, Karin Bloemen, Richard Bona, Quincy Jones, Brigitte Kaandorp, Metropole Orchestra, Moke, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Edsilia Rombley, Yellow Jackets)
    • Jusso Whistler (a.o. Sue Chaloners Soultrain, Hans Dulfer, Frozen Sun, Tony Levin, Whistler Courbois Whistler)
    QSticks are also used by:
    • Ruben van Boven (Next Page, Tjane)
    • Luis Conte (a.o. Phil Collins, Michael Jackson, Madonna)
    • David Haynes (a.o. Mary J. Blige, Chaka Khan)
    • Erik Hoeke (Kindred Spirits Ensemble, Monique Kleeman, Maarten Ornestein, Vito Brothers, Voer)
    • Harmen Kieboom (Ex Libris, Rock opera Jack the Ripper, leaders for TV series and original soundtracks)
    • Freek Kroon (The Lion King)
    • Sivamani (Ranjit Barot, Terry Bozzio, Will Calhoun, Billy Cobham, Myanta, T.K. Murthy, Rikki Ray, Freddy Santiago, Dr. L. Subramaniam, Vikku Vinayakram)
    • Hans Waterman (Solution)
    • Koen van der Wel (a.o. Mike Booth, Lydia van Dam, Charli Green Bigband, Willem Hellbreker, Greetje Kauffeld, Ferdinand Povel, Frank Tiberi, Ge Titulaer, Babette van Veen)
    • Cesar Zuiderwijk (Golden Earring)

    More QSticks® information

    See the descriptions, sorts and sizes of the various QSticks.
    Pictures of QSticks can be found on Facebook and MySpace:
    "In one word super! Finally being able to portray the ideas I have in my head."
    • Arie den Boer
      Metropole orchestra, Carel Kraayenhof y su Sexteto Canyengue

    "Wow! said the technician; where did you get such a magnificent sound?
    At last there is a way to sound softly and musically while playing with normal intensity. An everlasting (soft) sound."

    "They are far out! Multi employable. Top rods! Foxy colours."
    "They rock. To be used in whatever situation. A different rod for every mood. Finally the ideal rods for percussion players. Much more sound."
    "Unbelievable fat sound!"

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