Percussion World Records

6 Records Found

03:11 United States

Most Notes Played On An Electric Djembe

Alex Alexander

Using a combination of muting, pedals, custom sounds and presets, Alex Alexander[] played 1,440 notes on his custom-built electric djembe.

Portugal

Longest Double Stroke Drum Roll

Carlos Santos

Carlos Santos performed a double stroke drum roll that lasted 19 hours, 28 minutes, and 25.00 seconds. He set the record to support positive parenthood and raise awareness of the rights of parents and children. The event was supported by The Castelo Branco Forum, Rock Academy School, and Beat Parental Alienation, an international musical initiative against parental alienation.

Portugal

Longest Drumming Marathon

Carlos Santos

Carlos Santos played the drums for over 132 hours (7,978 minutes). Santos set the record to raise awareness and support for positive parenthood and against parental alienation. See entire attempt here.

01:12 United States

Most Maracas Shaken At Once In A Prius

Prius Records

This record was set as part of Prius Records, a two-day event streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself. The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st, 2011. See all the records set at the event here.

00:33 England

Most Drumbeats In 15 Seconds Wearing Prince William And Kate Middleton Masks On Hands

Phil McFarlane

In honor of the Royal Wedding, Phil McFarlane drummed 407 beats in 15 seconds wearing Prince William and Kate Middleton masks on his hands. He used the beat counter program at drumcount.com and a drum trigger pad to count the beats.

United States

Largest Rice-a-Roni Percussion Group

Bay to Breakers

At the Zappos.com Bay to Breakers road race in San Francisco, California, 30 people set a world record for Largest Rice-a-Roni Percussion Group. The record was one of 40 set that day, allowing the race to set an additional record for “Most World Records Set at a Road Race.” See all 40 records at RecordSetter.com/Zappos.

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