Best Sabar Drum
This hand-carved drum is a must-have for any drum lover! Gives strong, even tones that are distinctive of the music of Senegal, where this drum is made. Approx. 27" tall
Best Toma Drum
Rhythm from the heart of Africa
Try something new with this Senegalese Toma Drum. Perfect size for all ages to play, and hand-made by musicians for the richest sounds. Enjoy the abstract painting on each drum. 12" tall, 8" diameter. Made in Senegal.
African Rosewood Ashiko Drum
A Cone-shaped wood body drum with stave construction, goat skin heads, rope tuning. These drums are becoming more and more popular. They're light, portable, and sound BIG. When fitted with a strap, they can be played while moving or dancing.African Ashiko drum
The drum is still used today as a talking drum amongst the indigenous people who created it, just as it has been for centuries. The Ashiko drum is indigenous to the Yoruba peoples from the south-western region of what is now known as Nigeria, officially known as the Federal Republic of Nigeria since 1963. “Ashiko” is a Yoruba word that means “drum”; depending on the inflection of the native tonal language, it can also mean “freedom” or “the world of time”
Each Ashiko drum is an "original" work of art, individually hand carved, no two are exactly alike which adds to the value of each piece. The original nature of tribal art will be reflected by variances from the drum as shown, each piece of a specific style is similar, but not identical.
African Talking drum
Talking drums are hourglass shaped drums with a drum on each end. They are also known as "waisted drums" since the hourglass shape appears to give the drum a "waist". The drums are made from animal hide and have leather cords that run along the body attaching to the animal hide at the other end. The size of talking drums varies greatly from the smallest called a "gan gan" to the largest drum - "dun dun. Our handmade talking drums have a playable head on each end of the drum.
The talking drum is held under the left arm and squeezed as the drum is hit with a bent stick. The act of squeezing the drum changes the pitch and gives off various notes.
African djun djun drum
Hand made with African cow hide and wood , these Djun Djun drums ring out a wide range of notes from a low bass, a mid-range tenor and a high note soprano. Use one drum or the full set to create your poly-rhythmic harmony. The African Djun Djun drums are handcrafted out of wood with a cow skin head and held down with strong leather string. These drums have become sort after musical instruments for African lovers.African Djun Djun drums
These drums are hand crafted in Ghana and are of a high quality. Also known as dundun or dun dun, they accompany the Djembe in a symbiotic relationship. Typically sold in 3 sizes, the largest drum is called the doundoumba, the medium is the sangban, and baby of the family is the kenkeni.
Each Djun Djun drum is an "original" work of art, individually hand carved, no two are exactly alike which adds to the value of each piece. The original nature of tribal art will be reflected by variances from the drum as shown, each piece of a specific style is similar, but not identical.
West African Djembe Drum
A small west African Djembe drum that sit between the legs when played. This west African Djembe drum is handcrafted out of hard wood. This type of west African Djembe drum has become a sort after musical instrument by many people around the world. To bring your home to life with a touch of Africa, you need this west African Djembe drum.