In July 2009 Rhythm Band Instruments LLC (RBI) acquired the assets of Whacky Music, Inc., including the Boomwhackers musical tubes patents, trademarks and related intellectual property from Craig Ramsell, inventor of the famous musical tubes. The Boomwhackers Tuned Percussion Tubes are wonderful and unique instruments that have already brought the joy of music to hundreds of thousands people. (Yes, we're counting kids as people.) The company believes that music is an important part of your child's development and studies show that the best academic students are those that participate in music and arts programs. Whether you are a music educator, a church music director, or simply a parent that wants to introduce your child to the wonders of making music we have what you need.