Yamaha is a huge company that makes motorcycles, home theaters, terrain vehicles and other sound equipment. In addition, it has ascertained a place in the musical instruments industry. In particular, Yamaha is well-known for its innovative designs and amazing quality drum sets. The company started in 1887 and was called Yamaha Organ Manufacturing Co. and was solely manufacturing organs. It was only in 1964 when Yamaha started making drum sets. Yamaha made it to the big leagues and became popular for its shell construction and shell finishing. Yamaha’s current drum kit line includes Tour Custom, Absolute Series, Maple Custom, Recording Custom, Yamaha Hipgig Kits, Yamaha Stage Custom, Yamaha Rydeen, and Yamaha Flying Dragons. You can find all these and more of Yamaha drums at Guitar Center.