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Meinl African Djembe with Bag  Medium

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The Meinl African Djembe is a high-quality drum with a deep, large bass sound. Carved from a solid piece of mahogany wood, this djembe has optimal re...Click To Read More About This Product

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  • XL

    $269.99 Top Rated

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Loud, cutting slaps and booming bass.

The Meinl African Djembe is a high-quality drum with a deep, large bass sound. Carved from a solid piece of mahogany wood, this djembe has optimal resonance in addition to being carefully and reliably constructed. Its rope-tuning system allows for easy adjustments and is guaranteed to be long-lasting. With its loud slaps and a deep bass, this djembe is available in medium, large or extra-large. It comes complete with a professional bag.

FEATURES
  • Mahogany shell
  • Drum dimensions
  • Medium: 9-1/4" to 10-1/4" diameter x 20" height
  • Large: 10-3/4" to 12-1/4" diameter x 24" height
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MeinlAfrican Djembe with Bag
 
5.0

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great sound (14)
  • Responsive (12)
  • Huge tone (9)
  • Versatile (9)
  • Sensitive (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Accompaniment (10)
  • Small venues (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Novice (7), Experienced (6)

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(24 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

An excellent value for the money

By Dave C.

from Massachusetts

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Comments about Meinl African Djembe with Bag:

As a hand drumming instructor and performer, I have worked with djembes of all types, from those hand crafted in West Africa to those made entirely of artificial materials. I have been buying a lot of drums to use when I teach drum classes, and I need instruments that have 1) a good sound, 2) consistent quality, 3) rugged construction and 4) a reasonable price. I have found these Meinl djembes to fit these requirements very well. The wood is plantation grown mahogany -- solid, but not as heavy as regular mahogany (which is very expensive). The rope is heavy duty and has lots of verticals, which means the tension is well distributed on the head. The goatskin could be a tad thicker, but when tuned up properly, the heads have a crisp dry slap without nasty ringing, and a deep resonant bass note. You'll find that by the time the drum gets shipped from Indonesia, the head won't be at full tension and the drum will need to be tuned up. Instructions are included on tuning (pulling diamonds), but if you've never done this, find someone who knows how. The bag that comes with the drum is well built, has thick padding, sturdy straps and a thick top that protects the drum head nicely. I now own 5 of these djembes, 1 of the XL (12") and 4 of the L (10") and am very pleased with them.

(12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

An Amazing Djembe

By Scot Lounsbury

from Nebraska

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Comments about Meinl African Djembe with Bag:

I am normally a kit drummer, I just got into hand percussion for accustic worship style of playing just recently. I wanted to add a djembe to my hand drum arsenal. I researched for weeks what I wanted and the different price rages. I wanted something that I thought was just a little different than what other drummers had around here, but I also wanted it to look and sound top notch. I took my time and finally decided on this drum. I was not disappointed at all when it came. It was better looking than I could imagine. Then I played it. WOW! The low bass sound sings and is very present. I love everything about this drum.

(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

African Djembe

By selcurtis curtis

from Va

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Comments about Meinl African Djembe with Bag:

Solid wood structure, crafted with precision, no flaws that I see. Sound is great!
It was as advertised , but better than expected. Delivery was on time and item was in great condition. Cannot beat the price, to include the travel bag. You have my business.
Built with extreme quality.
More than my monry's worth.

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Djembe!

By Daniel-g-QeX

from New Bern, North Carolina

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Comments about Meinl African Djembe with Bag:

I really enjoy the tone and quality of this instrument! The looks, and sound are wonderful. The case is great with it's pocket, super comfortable book bag style carry straps, and it features hard plastic in the lining to keep out harsher dings. The only downside is the stock support strap attached to the djembe, but that's not even a problem. This is a great buy!

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Really Great Djembe!

By air1

from Undisclosed

Comments about Meinl African Djembe with Bag:

This Djembe came in perfect condition and great overall around. It has a great sound and is made from beautiful wood. Overall it is a 5 out of 5 in my book. I have played many djembes...and this is the best!

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Simply amazing

By Joe

from Asbury Park, NJ

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Comments about Meinl African Djembe with Bag:

Throughout my musical career, I have always been the singer/songwriter. The one behind the guitar, singing NEXT to my hand drummer. I always envied him so I decided to go ahead and buy myself a djembe. I ordered this a few days ago. It hasn't been delivered yet, but I went to my local drum import shop and played the exact one I ordered (the extra large one). I sat down and played it for about an hour and all I have to say is WOW. I can't wait until I get it! Not only is it a great drum, it also comes with an amazing bag to protect it and carry it around. I only wish that it would come with a few more things to make it more like a package deal. Maybe a nice strap or something. Don't be fooled by the price, this drum is AMAZING. My fellow singer/songwriters will want to convert when they hear this one! A+!

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Looks and sounds great!

By Jane

from Chicago, IL

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Great Sound
  • Huge Tone
  • Responsive
  • Rich Tones
  • Sensitive
  • Versatile

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Accompaniment
  • Drumming Circles

Comments about Meinl African Djembe with Bag:

Arrived on time; was in tune. Easy to play and has a rich sound. Like the idea of having a carrying bag as well as one to protect the drum. All in all, a very good investment!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Huge Sound, Awesome Price!!!!

By BipolarDJ420

from Mocksville, NC

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Amazing Midtone
  • Great Sound
  • Heart Pounding Bass
  • Huge Tone
  • Light Elegant Highs
  • Responsive

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accompaniment
    • Great For Acoustic Rhythm
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Meinl African Djembe with Bag:

    Showed up way earlier than expected!!! Very sturdy and beautifully stunning! Also was completely in tune. It is an extremely vibrant instrument with supreme quality! Picture doesn't do it justice!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Awesome gift

    By Drummer 86

    from Jackson, TN

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Great Sound
    • Huge Tone
    • Responsive
    • Sensitive
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Meinl African Djembe with Bag:

        Bought this for my son for Christmas...he has played percussion before and he loves this drum. So glad I found your site..

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Couldn't be happier

        By Bill

        from Montrose, Colorado

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Great Sound
        • Huge Tone
        • Responsive
        • Sensitive
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Accompaniment

          Comments about Meinl African Djembe with Bag:

          The Djembe showed up days before I expected. It was better looking than we expected and has a great sound. The case is high quality and, I can see, will last forever. If was a Christmas present for my wife. She is ecstatic. Thank you for your always wonderful service and products.

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