Yousif Sheronick Artist Innovation Series RIQ

This newly designed (2022) riq has two carved “scallop” arches between two of the jingle sets to extend the “reach” of the players fingers.  This facilitates a super comfortable grip when playing in either soft or cabaret position for any sized hands.  As with traditional riqs, this drum has a jingle arrangement of 5 double-row sets, evenly spaced sets

This drum is slightly smaller, 9″ in diameter, than our previous “Artist Series” Riq, and we have replaced the metal tuning rim with a wood one.  It’s lighter in weight, highly articulate and creates both a brilliant and warm sound.  The head is tightly mounted to create the

  • Approximately 9″ diameter x 2.25″ deep local Vermont Cherry wood
  • wood tuning ring
  • Remo® clear mylar drum head
  • 9 pair of hand hammered brass jingles and 2 pair of hand hammered bronze jingles. (The bronze jingle is intended to be the” played,” articulated jingle; the brass jingles for a shaker sound
  • Sample weight: 696 grams = 1 lb 8.6

The Riqs can be made with variety of custom colors and finishes.  Use your imagine or choose something from our GalleryGallery: Frame Drums with Fancy Finishes

Clear, musical instrument grade lacquer finish: