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Meinl Headliner Black River Series Rope Tuned Djembe  12 in.

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Hand carved from a solid piece of plantation-grown mahogany. Equipped with traditional weave pre-stretched nylon ropes and a hand-selected goat skin ...Click To Read More About This Product

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  • 8 in.

    $49.95 Top Rated

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  • 13 in.

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    $148.99 Top Rated

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Crafted after the traditional methods found in Mali.

Hand carved from a solid piece of plantation-grown mahogany. Equipped with traditional weave pre-stretched nylon ropes and a hand-selected goat skin head for authentic sound.


The perfect on-the-go jammer's drum.

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MeinlHeadliner Black River Series Rope Tuned Djembe
 
4.3

(based on 6 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Responsive (5)
  • Great sound (4)
  • Versatile (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Accompaniment (4)
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Drum

By DarkJedi

from Louisville, KY

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Great Sound
  • Responsive

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accompaniment
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Meinl Headliner Black River Series Rope Tuned Djembe:

    I purchased this at a local music store - they had two and each one had a slightly different sound due to the tuning and stringing of the head. But what drew me to this particular model over the others was that I loved that both produced a nice deep bass tone.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    The sound is African-Natural to the hears...

    By sundayesho

    from Lancaster, CA

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    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Great Sound
    • Responsive
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Accompaniment

      Comments about Meinl Headliner Black River Series Rope Tuned Djembe:

      Will recommend this to drum-lovers if looking for that African-Natural sound...

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Nice lil drum

      By bestdaughterinlaweva

      from Spring TX

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Fun For Percussion ♡ers
      • Nice Size
      • Responsive
      • Versatile
      • Very Nice Looking

      Cons

      • Hard To Adjust Strings

      Best Uses

      • Beating In A Small Apt

      Comments about Meinl Headliner Black River Series Rope Tuned Djembe:

      I bought this for my drumming father in law,who loves to drum. He was real happy with this drum. Good sound. Good size....buy it if you are looking for a djembe this size! $$$$$

       
      5.0

      Very happy with the quality and price.

      By Ace

      from Pa.

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Sound
      • Responsive
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment

        Comments about Meinl Headliner Black River Series Rope Tuned Djembe:

        I purchased the 10 inch so the sound would stand out when sitting around the campfire with my friends that play larger drums.

         
        5.0

        Great sound light weight cool design

        By B

        from Louisiana

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Accompaniment
          • Jazz Clubs
          • School Bands
          • Small Venues
          • Soundtracks
          • Symphonies

          Comments about Meinl Headliner Black River Series Rope Tuned Djembe:

          going to be recording on some back tracks

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          13 inch is heavy and not much mid range

          By Maquez

          from Nashville, TN

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          Pros

            Cons

            • Flat Sound
            • Not Sensitive
            • Not Very Much Mid Range
            • Super Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Furniture

            Comments about Meinl Headliner Black River Series Rope Tuned Djembe:

            It is just really heavy and there is a wide open "woof" bass sound that does not have much attack, mostly just boom. I thought it was just me and then I went by a store and tried out some comparable drums and there was just no comparison. I decided to return this one. Now, keep in mind, this is for the 13 inch drum. Smaller one's may be better. Looks nice though...

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