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Djembe

The djembe is a traditional African drum which has resonated all over West Africa for centuries. Its practice expanded around the world beginning in the 80s thanks to the great djembefolas (djembe players) who came out of the national dance companies: Mamady Keïta, Amadou Kiénou, Famoudou Konaté, François Dembélé, Adama Dramé, etc. Each djembe drum in our boutique comes to us from professional workshops in Mali, Ghana or Guinea. Our craftsman combine traditional skills with modern mechanical and tools (special wood lathes) to create high quality, authentic instruments. These djembe drums are shaped from a single piece of wood known for its robustness and the quality of its pith: african rosewood (gueni, khadi, hare), lingue, mahogany (djalla, acajou), dimba (bush mango, dugura), iroko, melina (bumu, white wood), tweneboa... We also offer wholesale purchases for most of our djembes.