Who Invented the First Drum Set?


The drum set was invented in the 19th century by the African American slaves. Prior to the existences of the present day drum sets, different musical instruments that make the drum sets were present; hence, the 19th century invention of the drum sets was just a combination of these instruments.
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Drums were an important part of early human history. Archaeologists have discovered ancient drums that date from as far back as 6000 B.C. Although these drums may have been played
The purpose was to reduce the amount of space on a stage taken up by the various percussion instruments.
They were originally invented by African-American slaves who weren't allowed to play music
the drum kit, or "trap set" as it was often called, was invented out of necessity. it happened in the 1930s or so. before that, bands generally had a percussion player,
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No one is credited as the inventor of the drum set; however, Baby Dodd's and Zutty Singleton are the more famous of the first jazz drummers. The drum set is a collection of percussion instruments which is played by one musician and includes; bass drum, snare drum, several cymbals, and tom toms.
Nobody knows who put the first drum set together. Drums have been used by humans for thousands of years for many different purposes, even primates use drums socially. You can find more information here: en.wikipedia.org
The first drum set, is believed to have been, invented on the continent of Africa. There is evidence that Africans have used drum sets for many thousands of years.
There is a lot of dispute over who invented the first, complete drum set, but it is known for a fact that William F. Ludwig fashioned the first foot pedal, which allowed for him to play two different drums simultaneously.
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