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African Ancestor D’Jembe Drums

African Ancestor D’Jembe Drums


Full sized authentic African Ancestor D'jembe Drum ( Approx. 23" tall with 11"-13" head ). Available from a variety of different west African countries. Drums are made in Mali, Guinea, Ivory Coast drums are larger $75 will be added. There are also beautiful drums made from 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. Professional quality instruments.  In West Africa nearly all ceremonies are accompanied by the timeless and distinctive melody of drums.

Oversized shipping charges of approx. $45 for full sized Djembe drums. Free shipping does not apply. Purchasing 12 drums or more would be required to ship via a freight/trucking company. Prices provided upon receipt of the order.

These are the best African D'Jembe drums

Each drum is unique. Designs on base vary. Drums may or may not have hair. No drum is perfect; but all full size Djembe drums are checked for:

  • Head ring tightness
  • String tightness
  • Level and even head
  • Sound quality
  • 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.

Drums from Ghana are normally made from Tweneboa (African Cedar) wood, and are very light.

Durms from Mali, Ivory Coast, and Guinea are made with Lenre or Linke wood, and are relatively light.

Drum heads are made from goat skin.

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