Rejoice in the Rhythm! Give your music an exclusive African flavor with new sakara drums. Drum is made with a 9" goatskin head to add depth to your tone. This is a popular home decoration as well! Each one hand made in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
The Sakara drum is one of the four major families of Yoruba drums of Nigeria. The fingers of one hand change the tone of the drum while the drummer hits the drum with a stick.
The Yoruba had many traditional uses for the drum. They are played during wedding ceremonies. Also the king used them to summon people to court. Moreover, they were used to announce visitors to the king, to broadcast messages and to speak prayers. STICK NOT INCLUDED
Full sized authentic African D'jembe Drum ( 23" tall with top 13" in diameter ). Deep, rich, and loud bass tones: the sound can be heard for miles in quiet African bush country. The music of the D'jembe drum is an African trademark. Professional quality instruments that serve as astounding home decorations as well. These African Djembe 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. Oversized shipping charges of $35. for full sized Djembe drums. Current styles are made in Ghana. M-M011
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