Full sized authentic African D'jembe Drum ( Approx. 23" tall with 13" head ). Drums are made in Senegal. Deep, rich, and loud bass tones: the sound can be heard for miles in quiet African bush country. The music of the African Djembe drum is an African trademark and known as the beat of Africa. Professional quality instruments that serve as astounding home decorations as well. These drums are popular in reggae and other cultural music productions. In West Africa nearly all ceremonies are accompanied by the timeless and distinctive melody of drums.
Each drum is unique, but all full size D'jembe drums are checked for:
Head ring tightness
Level and even head
No holes in head
No significant imperfections in wood base or bowl
Fist size opening between bowl and base
The wood used for Djembe drums varies depending on the country where it is made. Drums from Senegal are typically made with Demba or Teak wood., and are relatively heavy. Drum heads are made from goat skin.
Click here to check out the work effort that goes into making the D'jembe (our drums are from Senegal this video is based in Ghana).