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
  • John Bonham
  • David Garibaldi
  • Jeff Hamilton
  • Peter Erskine
  • Steve Smith
  • James Sexton
  • James Brown Drummers
  • Stax/Hi Records Drummers
Nancy Pettit
Nancy Pettit
Owner
Favorite Drummers:
  • Jim Pettit
Greg Cobb
Greg Cobb
Ecommerce Manager
Favorite Drummers:
  • Steve Jordan
  • Carter Beauford
  • Brian Blade
  • Benny Greb
  • ?uestlove
  • Stanton Moore
  • Adam Deitch
Jeremy Crunk
Jeremy Crunk
Assistant Manager
Favorite Drummers:
  • Steve Jordan
  • Rich Redmond
  • Carter Beauford
  • Akira Jimbo
  • Paul Leim
  • Stephen Chopek
  • Thomas Lang
  • Chris Tyrrell
  • Blake Richardson
Bill Frazier
Bill Frazier
Retail Store Manager
Favorite Drummers:
  • Peter Criss
  • Deen Castronovo
  • Chris Layton
Kevin Hardee
Kevin Hardee
Order Manager
Favorite Drummers:
  • Danny Carey
  • Billy Cobham
  • Joe Morello
  • Drew Goddard
  • Steve Judd
  • Phil Selway
  • Josh Freese
Clanton Blaylock
Clanton Blaylock
Retail Sales
Favorite Drummers:
  • Stanton Moore
  • Steve Jordan
  • Nick Crescenzo
  • Keith Carlock
  • Travis Barker
  • Taylor Hawkins
Rodney Polk
Rodney Polk
Retail Sales
Favorite Drummers:
  • Charlie Watts
  • Ringo Star
  • John Bonham
  • Tommy Lee
  • Nathan Followill
  • Buddy Rich
Paul Gilliam
Paul Gilliam
Sales Engineer
Favorite Drummers:
  • Bryan Devendorf
  • Jason McGerr
  • Jojo Mayer
  • Levon Helm
  • Zbigniew Prominski
Grahm Bellin
Grahm Bellin
Sales Engineer
Favorite Drummers:
  • Chad Sexton
  • Carter Beauford
  • Thomas Pridgen
  • Eric Choi
  • Steve Clifford
  • Darren King
Ben White
Ben White
Media Production/Education
Favorite Drummers:
  • Stanton Moore
  • Stewart Copeland
  • Mitch Mitchell
  • Clyde Stubblefield
  • Jabo Starks
  • Elvin Jones
Tommy Barber
Tommy Barber
Sales Engineer
Favorite Drummers:
  • Joe Morello
  • Steve Jordan
  • Benny Greb
  • Phil Selway
  • Tony Thompson
Alan Burcham
Alan Burcham
Media Production
Favorite Drummers:
  • Stanton Moore
  • Stewart Copeland
  • Mitch Mitchell
  • Clyde Stubblefield
  • Jabo Starks
  • Elvin Jones
Chris Kelly
Chris Kelly
Media Production
Favorite Drummers:
  • Philip Selway
  • Joey Waronker
  • Glenn Kotche
  • Brendan Canty
  • Clyde and Jabo
Shaun Carman
Shaun Carman
Webmaster
Favorite Drummers:
  • Steve Gadd
  • Billy Cobham
  • Thomas Lang
  • Benny Greb
  • Ray Luzier