About Memphis Drum Shop

Memphis Drum Shop Cymbal Vault

Memphis Drum Shop offers the beginner, semi-pro, and pro drummer six showrooms of acoustic drums, electronic drums, hand percussion, cymbals, sticks, heads, hardware, and vintage drums. Our three websites - memphisdrumshop.com, mycymbal.com, and memphisgongchamber.com - have made Memphis Drum Shop a major player in the global market.

Clinics, concerts, and benefits featuring internationally known, as well as local drummers and bands, are presented on the second floor Soundstage and are occasionaly live streamed several times each year.

  • Friendly, knowledgeable staff
  • Excellent service & support
  • World's largest cymbal inventory
  • Hundreds of drum kits in stock
  • Hundreds of high-end snare drums in stock
  • Over 25 years experience

Current Staff

Jim Pettit
Jim Pettit
Owner
Favorite Drummers:
  • Mel Lewis
  • Nick Ceroli
  • Sonny Payne
  • David Garibaldi
  • Jeff Hamilton
  • Peter Erskine
  • Steve Smith
  • James Sexton
  • Clyde and Jabo
  • Stax/Hi Records Drummers
Nancy Pettit
Nancy Pettit
Owner
Favorite Drummers:
  • Jim Pettit
Bill Frazier
Bill Frazier
Retail Store Manager
Favorite Drummers:
  • Peter Criss
  • Chris Layton
Tommy Barber
Tommy Barber
Assistant Store Manager
Favorite Drummers:
  • Joe Morello
  • Steve Jordan
  • Benny Greb
  • Phil Selway
  • Tony Thompson
Rodney Polk
Rodney Polk
Retail Sales
Favorite Drummers:
  • Charlie Watts
  • Ringo Star
  • John Bonham
  • Tommy Lee
  • Nathan Followill
  • Buddy Rich
Alan Burcham
Alan Burcham
Media Production
Favorite Drummers:
  • Stanton Moore
  • Stewart Copeland
  • Mitch Mitchell
  • Clyde Stubblefield
  • Jabo Starks
  • Elvin Jones
Shaun Carman
Shaun Carman
Webmaster
Favorite Drummers:
  • Steve Gadd
  • Billy Cobham
  • Benny Greb
  • Thomas Lang
  • Ray Luzier
Chris Kelly
Chris Kelly
Media Production
Favorite Drummers:
  • Philip Selway
  • Joey Waronker
  • Glenn Kotche
  • Brendan Canty
  • Clyde and Jabo