Gon Bops

Gon Bops started in 1954 when Mariano Bobadilla started to make congas in his father's LA garage. It would not take long until he was regarded as one of the top conga builders in the industry. Early success only furthered the quality and craftsmanship of the instruments. Over the years leading companies like DW and now Sabian own and ensure that Gon Bops maintains it's reputation of the finest quality Latin percussion instruments.

Gon Bops PSHEK Fiberglass Shekere - Red

The Gon Bops PSHEK Fiberglass Shekere is modeled after the traditional gourd instruments. The Fiberglass construction creates a durable instrument that projects bright, clear ... 

Gon Bops 12'' Mariano Series Djembe

The Gon Bops 12'' Mariano Series Djembe is crafted from staves of durian wood with a Remo black suede head. This allows for wide tuning range delivering deep bass and pierc... 

Gon Bops Timbero Red Rock Cowbell

The Gon Bops Timbero Red Rock Cowbell is designed for modern Latin rock music delivering bold, bright and vibrant tones. Constructed from special tempered steel with overlap s... 

Gon Bops Fiesta Series Timbale Set with Stand - 14/15

The drums in the Gon Bops Fiesta Series Timbale Set are an aluminum top tuning design. This set is designed for the beginner to the serious player. Even the lug placement a... 

Gon Bops Fiesta Cha-Cha Alto Bell

The Gon Bops Fiesta Cha-Cha Alto bell delivers a clear, high-pitched tone. Designed to be mounted, it can also be played handheld for desired muted tones. The Gon Bops Fiesta ... 

Gon Bops Sleigh Bells

The Gon Bops Sleigh Bells delivers the classic holiday sound. This well built sound effect instrument features 25 silver jingles on a comfortable handle. Pair this with you... 

Gon Bops Fiesta Series Conga Sunburst Finish Set with Stand

The Gon Bops Fiesta Series Conga Set delivers an undisputed professional quality and sound at an affordable price. The Mango shells and pre-fitted rawhide heads produces ri... 

Gon Bops Timbero Mambo Cowbell

The Gon Bops Timbero Bells are designed for modern Latin music delivering bright vibrant tones. Constructed from special tempered steel with overlap seams and clean weld joint... 

Gon Bops Commuter Cajon

The Gon Bops Commuter Cajon delivers a great sound that features a design that allows this instrument to be collapsible. The Cajon includes diagonally placed internal guita... 

Gon Bops Timbero Bongo Bell

The Gon Bops Timbero Bongo Bell features a fiery red paint job that directly reflects the sound produced. This bright tonal qualities of the bell function perfectly in Latin m... 

Gon Bops Drum Shakers (Set of 3)

The Gon Bops Drum Shakers are crafted by natural cowhide and wood. This set of three shakers is an essential hand percussion item, ideal for any set-up. 

Gon Bops Hickory Claves

The Gon Bops Hickory Claves deliver the classic high-pitched sound that cuts right through the ensemble laying down a proper groove. 

Gon Bops Lenny Castro Tambourine - Double Row Jingles

This Gon Bops Lenny Castro Tambourine is the double-row jingle model utilizing bright, cutting stainless steel jingles. The Asian oak shell is lightweight and strong, and the ... 

Gon Bops Fiesta Djembe

The Gon Bops Fiesta Series Djembe deliver an outstanding sound and build quality in an instrument designed for students or beginners. Each shell is crafted from mango wood ... 

Gon Bops 10'' Pandeiro

The Gon Bops 10'' Pandeiro features a lightweight shell made from basswood allowing for long periods of play. The platinelas used deliver a precise articulation and warmth.... 

Gon Bops 8" Timbale Snare

The Gon Bops 8'' Timbale Snare blends all the high energy accents of latin music and snare back beats. The long-range, sensitive snare throw-off allows the player to slowly... 

Gon Bops Large Plastic Maracas

The Gon Bops Large Plastic Maracas deliver a traditional maraca sound across a wide dynamic range. The wood handles offer a balanced feel and response. Sold in p... 

Gon Bops Small Plastic Maracas

The Gon Bops Small Plastic Maracas deliver a traditional maraca sound across a wide dynamic range. The wood handles offer a balanced feel and response. Sold in p... 

Gon Bops Talking Shaker - Large

The Gon Bops Large Talking Shaker creates an amazing range of sounds and pitches depending on how it is gripped and squeezed. The wood and natural cowhide construction allo... 

Gon Bops Rawhide Poquito Maracas

The Gon Bops Rawhide Poquito Maracas deliver a traditional maraca sound across a wide dynamic range. Rawhide offers a darker tone than plastic maracas. The wood handles off...