A Study in Marimba Design and Construction
Marimbas and bar percussion are undoubtedly complicated instruments. Not only do the individual parts need to be precisely designed and built, but they all need to fit precisely within the confines of the overall instrument.
1. Design Drawings
2. Bars Sizing and Layout
Chris Banta and wife at CCBANTA Booth at the 1979 NAMM Convention
Chris Banta and Deagan's Hal Trommer
Chris Banta and Roy Webster
Chris Banta setting up his NAMM booth