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SABAR DRUM 2, 24.5", $350, SOLD
The most common and popular drums in west Africa, djembes are distinguished by their simple but elegant shapes and powerful sound. New examples can be tightened and tuned by tying the lines together.
The head on this sabar drum is intact, fairly tight and playable, it is tightened and tuned by pulling a peg , twisting or weaving the rope and hammering the peg back in.
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