Woman playing Tambourine

The Biggest Selection Of

African Instruments

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Man playing the Balafon
African Djembe Drum Full Size M-M010 Set of 3 African Bugarabou Drums M-M060 African Djembe Drum X-Small Size M-M018
Djembe Drum Full Size Set of 3 Bugarabou Drums  Djembe Drum X-Small Size 
Gourd Shaker Double Cow Bell Kalimba Gourd Thumb Piano
Gourd Shaker Double Cow Bell Kalimba Gourd Thumb Piano 
Medium Balafon Kora Hand-Carved Bamboo Whistle
Medium Balafon Kora Hand-Carved Bamboo Whistle


See below for more information about African Instruments.

More Instruments and Accessories

Gourd Shaker M-M156

Bamboo Whistle M-M130

Large Double Bow Bell M-M161

Medium Double Bow Bell M-M162

Goat Skin Drum Head- M-M001

Djembe Drum Shakers Tsink-Tsink-


Djembe Drum Bags- M-M005

NEW Djembe Drum - Choose Your Own!- M-M011

Djembe Drum X-small-M-M018

Djembe Drum Full Size- M-M010
Large Tambourine M-M731

Kora Hand-Carved M-M107

18" Kora Hand-Carved M-M104

Kalimba Gourd Thumb Piano M-M142

Medium Balafon M-M210

Small Balafon M-M215

Set Of 3 Bugarabou Drums- M-M060

Tic Toc Drum- M-M120

Djun Djun Drum - Set Of 3- M-M030

Animal Hide Drums - Large-M-M051

Animal Hide Drum 14"- M-M050

NEW Large Black Djembe Drum Bag- M-M007

NEW Large Kente Djembe Drum Bag- M-M008


The African Kora - A Symbol of Storytelling

Have you ever felt tired with big history books? Here’s a different way to learn about the past.

In African history, the Mandinka kora served as a way for historians, genealogists and storytellers to pass their stories and past onto their descendants. African kings would have a kora player to not only entertain them, but to pass down their history to the next generation. Keep reading, click here.

The Gankeke Bell or Gong And Its Unique History

What is a Gankeke Bell?

The Gankeke Bell shaped gong is made out of iron, with a long square handle and a large acoustic body. The sound of the gong is used to summon the ancestors and gods.

To create the sound, the gong is struck with a wooden stick. Keep reading, click here.

How to Play an African Tambourine

Egyptian tambourines are a popular musical instrument in Africa and the US both. People love them for their hand-made look and authentic Egyptian sound, along with the fact that they are very easy to play.

While many people know how to shake a tambourine, few know how to get the most out of this instrument.

Click here to learn how to play a tambourine.

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