Djembe African Style Drum 10" - Fair Trade

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This is the largest of our Djembe Jr. Drums – at 10” tall. Large enough to make a super drum sound and has a beautiful wood grain and nice (goatskin) drum head. A great drum for kids, travel and gifting. 10" tall x 5" head. Please see our 6” and 8” Djembe drums as well. Handcrafted in Indonesia, Fair Trade.

 

Fair Trade Artisans: Indonesia The djembe is a hand drum, which means NO STICKS! Be careful not to puncture the real goat skin. When learning to play the djembe there are 3 main sounds: Base, Tone and Slap. By lightly bouncing your palm in the middle you get base, towards the edge the fingers of your open hand can strike the skin to make the higher pitched "tone" sound. A quick, well placed tap, similar to the tone strike will make the sharp "slap" sound - the hardest to make, but you will know it when you hear it. The important thing is to have fun so experiment and find what sounds best to you.