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AFRICAN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS - AFRICAN PERCUSSION

Your African percussion specialist has a large number of musical instruments for beginners and professional percussionists. Djembe drum, dunun, balafon, rare African drums and small African percussion such as M'bira, kalimba (sanza), rattles, chekere, krin, bell, calabash, etc.). In addition to t...

AFRICAN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS - AFRICAN PERCUSSION

Your African percussion specialist has a large number of musical instruments for beginners and professional percussionists. Djembe drum, dunun, balafon, rare African drums and small African percussion such as M'bira, kalimba (sanza), rattles, chekere, krin, bell, calabash, etc.). In addition to this section, Djoliba also offers all the essential accessories for the practice of African percussion. You can buy covers, straps, rope and animal skins for djembe, dunun, sabar and other drums (kenkeni, sangban, bougarabou, African conga, etc.). According to the arrivals and the creations of the craftsmen who make African drums, discover our traditional, modern and innovative percussion instruments. Our repair shop is also at your disposal to replace the skin of your African percussion.

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  • Balafon

    The Balafon is an African percussion from the xylophone family. Wooden percussion played using hard mallets, the balafon is generally made up of 8 to 30 blades, depending on the model. This traditional African xylophone is composed of a support (frame) in wood or bamboo on which are arranged and fixed wooden blades above gourds serving as a sound box. The Balafon is often tuned in a pentatonic or heptatonic scale, but its evolution and adaptations in certain musical contexts lead manufacturers to create new scales. All the Balafons sold by Djoliba are quality musical instruments, selected by our team from renowned craftsmen such as the house "Baragnouma".

  • Gourd

    Calabashes for musical instruments. Round calabash, whole or hemispherical calabash, calabash for balafon, calabash for berimbau or calabash for water drum. Originally from Africa, the Calabash is cultivated as a vegetable plant for its dried fruit to make containers, objects and musical instruments. Here you can buy quality calabashes intended for making or playing musical instruments. We offer whole calabashes of different diameters as well as half-calabashes to make kora, kamele n'goni or other musical instruments.

  • Chekere (Djabara)

    Buy an African Djabara or Chekere/Shekere. Percussion instrument from the idiophone family, this African percussion is handcrafted from a whole calabash, previously emptied and surrounded by a net of pearls, seeds or cowries. The Djabara produces a powerful sound used to mark the time and the accents of a rhythmic phrase, but depending on the context and the type of instrumental play, the Djabara can prove to be an essential instrument in a percussionist set open to all. musical areas. It is present mainly in African music, or reggae and Afro-beat.

  • Dunun Bell

    The dunun bell is part of the set of the African drummer dununs (sangban, kenkeni, dunun).The dunun bell has the particularity of being played at the same time as another skin percussion instrument. It is an indispensable element of the Mandinka polyrhythmic ensembles of West Africa. Bell models for beginners and professional musicians. Depending on the arrivals of percussions from Africa, Djoliba offers you the purchase of flat bells, round bells, sets of bells for dunun/kenkeni/sangban, finger bells or carillan (tubular bell scraper).

  • Djembe

    The djembe drum is the African percussion par excellence.Djembe from Guinea, djembe from Mali, djembe from Burkina Faso... discover our African percussion models. Djembe master piece for professional djembe player. Cheap djembe for beginners, made of mahogany (certified wood, from forests managed by the Indonesian state). Whether you are looking for a cheap djembe or a professional djembe, all the instruments are new and suitable for musical practice. For your percussion lessons, for learning West African rhythms as well as for the musical awakening of your children, you will find the djembe of your dreams here. Also think about accessories and methods for djembes.

  • Dunun

    Dunun set. Three double skinned African drums.Do you want to discover the rhythms and musical traditions of West Africa? Djoliba offers drums from different origins intended for learning, African percussion workshops and music professionals. The dunun or dum dum, is a percussion instrument created during the old Mandingo empire (Guinea, eastern Mali, western Burkina Faso, northern Côte d'Ivoire). It is one of the emblematic two-skinned drums of West Africa. It generally accompanies other drums such as the djembe drum and African dances. Not all dunun models are available online. Do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

  • Sounds effects

    African musical instruments with sound effects.There are small percussions such as rattles, cowbells, rattles (African caxixi) or kess-kess that allow musicians or storytellers to create sound atmospheres and enhance their percussion set with new sounds. Some sound effects are accompanying instruments for traditional music, and others are used to create sound effects and special effects, to develop a sense of rhythm (musical awakening, psychomotor work, etc.), or to create musical pieces. for theater and live performance.

  • Sanza (Kalimba)

    Discover the kalimba and take advantage of an exceptional choice to practice in complete freedom. Depending on its ethnic origin and its manufacture, the sanza can take on different names such as: likembe in Congo, mbira in Zimbabwe, kalimba in Uganda. This kind of piano thumb" is a percussion instrument from the idiophone family originating from Africa. Consisting of blades or tongues fixed on a sound box or a table, the sanza can be tuned in many ways and you will find here instruments carefully tuned in different ranges. Our shop offers traditional models and other more innovative ones such as the sansula invented by Peter Hokema.

  • Udu

    Udu is an African percussion from the idiophone family. The udu is made of terracotta and is found on several continents, with different forms and repertoires of games. It has a very particular and recognizable sound. Cousin of the Indian Ghatam, of the Cuban Botija, the Udu is also known under the names Udu Drum, Potée or African Pote. Djoliba offers udus of different sizes and qualities for amateur and professional musicians. Remember to equip yourself with a protective cover for Udu. This accessory avoids the problems associated with the transport and storage of your percussion instrument.

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