The AYOTTE drumstick company is a boutique stick manufacturer located in Bedford, Quebec. This charming, picturesque town is situated 50 miles south of Montreal, in the heart of the Eastern Townships and a mere 10 minutes from the Vermont border.

One of the key factors in choosing this location was the proximity to and the availability of the most desirable select hardwoods used in the manufacture of drums and drumsticks. Ayotte sticks are manufactured utilizing locally harvested Hickory and Maple, maintaining the rigorous quality control standards that Ayotte has been renowned for for over 30 years. We strive to service the market with a limited series of sticks by offering models that are quite different than anything offered by other companies. In addition to the standard “7A, 5A, 5B and 2B” sizes, we offer innovative designs meant for Jazz, Funk and Blues/Shuffle playing.

AYOTTE manufactures drumsticks in small batches allowing for rigorous quality control standards in the production of the product. Drumsticks are made of select hickory and rock maple from Quebec . One of the most important differences in the Ayotte line is that some of the drumstick models are quite different than anything offered by any other company. In addition to the standard “7A, 5A, 5B and 2B” sizes, Ayotte offers some nicely designed sticks meant for Jazz, Rock, Funk shuffle playing.

Stick Name Stick Length Diameter Wood Type
5A photo 16 3/16 0.58 Hickory
5B photo 16 3/16 0.605 Hickory
7A photo 15 1/2 0.54 Hickory
2B photo 16 1/4 0.615 Hickory
Jammer photo 16 1/4 0.6 Maple
New Yorker photo 16 0.615 Hickory
Londener photo 16 0.615 Maple
Funk photo 16 3/16 0.6 Hickory
Rock Master photo 16 1/2 0.625 Hickory
Jazz Master photo 16 0.575 Hickory
Jazz (Maple) photo 16 0.575 Maple
Chicago Shuffle photo 16 7/16 0.63 Hickory
Shuffle King photo 16 7/16 0.63 Maple

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