This unique sleigh bell cradle makes it easy for anyone to pick up and put down the bells without making ANY extraneous sound. The cradle securely holds the bells while at the same time, it is flexible enough to allow for single-handed sleigh bell playing! Show players and multi-percussionists alike will love how the bells respond when left in the cradle and played with one hand. Made from aircraft aluminum, the bells are “locked in” to the cradle by closing the opening gate. The cradle post fits any 3/8” mounting hardware, or the cradle can be used with our Multi-Stand Adapter for increased versatility. (note-designed to fit Grover Pro Sleigh Bells exclusively)
Neil W. Grover holds the unique distinction of having performed with one of the world’s foremost orchestras, the Boston Symphony; with legendary rock bands like Aerosmith; and on John Williams’ soundtrack for Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom.
For the past 28 years, Neil has gained worldwide visibility in the percussion section of the famed Boston Pops. Neil is one of the music industry’s most requested clinicians.
Neil is the author of Four Mallet Primer, and also co-author (with Garwood Whaley) of Triangle, Tambourine and Cymbal Technique, both published by Merideth Music. Neil has had numerous articles published in leading music journals including, Percussive Notes, School Band & Orchestra, and Drum Tracks. In addition, he has been the subject of feature articles in Percussive Notes, Modern Drummer, School Band & Orchestra, Drum Tracks, and Musical Merchandise Review.
As the Founder and President of Grover Pro Percussion, Neil Grover has been the world’s leading exponent of raising the standards of percussion instrument design and manufacturing. He has recently been featured on two episodes of “How It’s Made”, which airs worldwide on the Discovery Channel.
Neil Grover has been elected to six terms of office and has served on the Board of Directors of the Percussive Arts Society for 12 years. He is also a Trustee of the Winchester (Massachusetts) Community Music School, one of the country’s premier community music schools.