DJEMBE DRUMS, West Africa

Djembe
Drum 1
22" high
$400

Djembe
Drum 5
28-33.5" high
$400

Djembe
Drum 6
27" high
$400

Djembe
Drum 7
24.5-27.5" high
$400

Djembe
Drum 8
28.75" high
$400

Djembe
Drum 9
21.75" high
$300

The drums above have been vetted as authentic, with signs of significant age and use.

Drums 5-10 can be played but not tuned or tightened. We have several new playable drums but they are best purchased in the gallery by playing them.

The drums below have been sold and are left here for educational and reference purposes.

Sabar
Drum 2
SOLD

Djembe
Drum 3
SOLD

Djembe
Drum 4
SOLD

Djembe
Drum 10
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

DJEMBE DRUMS, West Africa

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. A sabar drum is similar but the skin is attached with wood pegs.

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