Springfield Music is your Springfield, Missouri source for Tama drums, rentals, and drum hardware. If you know drums, you know Tama. If you’re new to drumming, here’s a brief intro: Tama is the drum brand of Hoshino Gakki in Japan. The company started manufacturing drums in 1965 and officially became Tama in 1974. For decades Tama’s focus has been on drum sets and accessories. stream of invention and innovation, much of it imitated by competitors.Tama’s continual innovative efforts result in an ongoing trifecta of superior sound, solution-driven hardware.