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  1. Meinl Mechanically Tuned Djembe with Synthetic Shell and Goat Skin Head
    Starting at $79.95
  2. Meinl Rope Tuned Djembe with Synthetic Shell and Goat Skin Head
    Starting at $49.95
  3. Meinl Mechanically Tuned Djembe with Synthetic Shell and Head
    Starting at $89.95
  4. Meinl Rope-Tuned Djembe with Synthetic Shell and Head
    Starting at $59.95
  5. Meinl Python Series Rope Tuned Mahogany Djembe
    Starting at $49.95
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    Toca Synergy Freestyle Black Mamba Cannon Djembe
    $169.99
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    Remo Festival Mini Djembe Mud Cloth
    Remo Festival Mini Djembe Mud Cloth
    $54.99
  8. Meinl African Style Rope Tuned Djembe with Bag
    $249.99
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    Toca Spun Copper Mechanically Tuned Djembe
    Starting at $94.99
  10. Meinl Congo Series Headliner Rope Tuned Wood Djembe
    $49.99
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    Toca Freestyle Djembe - Kente Cloth Mechanically Tuned
    Starting at $89.99
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    Toca Spun Copper Mechanically Tuned Djembe with Bag
    $226.99
  13. Toca Djembe Kessing
    Toca Djembe Kessing
    $10.79
  14. Meinl Professional African Style Djembe
    Starting at $129.99
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    Toca Freestyle II Mechanically-Tuned Djembe
    Starting at $99.99
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    Toca FreeStyle II Rope Tuned Djembe with Bag
    $189.99
  17. Meinl Floatune Wood Djembe
    Meinl Floatune Wood Djembe
    $299.99
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    Toca Origins Djembe
    Toca Origins Djembe
    Starting at $44.99
  19. Meinl Mechanically Tuned Fiberglass Goatskin Head Djembe
    Starting at $109.99
    Open Box:
    $140.79
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    Meinl Journey Series Rope Tuned Fiberglass Goatskin Head Djembe
    Starting at $89.99
    Open Box:
    $123.19
  21. Meinl Mechanically Tuned Fiberglass Synthetic Head Djembe
    Starting at $95.99
  22. Meinl Headliner Series Wood Djembe
    Starting at $148.95
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    Pearl Elite Fiberglass Djembe
    Pearl Elite Fiberglass Djembe
    $489.99
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    Toca Master Series Djembe with Padded Bag
    Toca Master Series Djembe with Padded Bag
    Starting at $299.99
  25. Meinl Floatune Wood Djembe
    Meinl Floatune Wood Djembe
    Starting at $299.99
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    Overseas Connection Traditional Djembe
    $154.99
  27. Meinl Rama Sita Deluxe Djembe
    Meinl Rama Sita Deluxe Djembe
    $499.99
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    Remo Festival Djembe Drum
    Remo Festival Djembe Drum
    $124.00
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    Gon Bops Fiesta Djembe
    Gon Bops Fiesta Djembe
    $159.00
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    Remo Festival Djembe Royal Blue
    Remo Festival Djembe Royal Blue
    $124.00
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Whether being played in a group or solo, the djembe is more than just another percussion instrument. Long used in drum circles and even protests, the djembe is a symbol of peace and community. The infectious sound draws you to it and with its simple method of playing, anyone can become a djembe player with relative ease. The rhythm of a djembe has been a part of African culture for centuries. Originating in West Africa, the djembe was primarily used in traditional gatherings and ceremonies. The instrument's popularity seeped into modern music with artists such as Paul Simon incorporating it on his award winning album Graceland. The African choral singing accompanied by djembe and other percussion instruments was a ground breaking new sound that became increasingly popular with a world beat movement. A solid hardwood is always used in the construction of a djembe. With such heavy hand drumming, the instrument needs to be solid. It is also useful for the projection of sound as hardwood does not absorb noise as easily as softwood. Dynamic pressure on the head causes the sound to echo perfectly off the walls of a hardwood drum. The drum skin is available in both animal hide and synthetic materials. Both offer an authentic sound and adjust perfectly to an aggressive solo. The stretch from the side rope holds the skin tight and if necessary can be adjusted over time. With a lot of wear, your djembe actually starts to gain a deeper and more genuine tone, so play away. Playing a djembe is by nature, being a part of something. The history of a djembe is rooted in the sharing of music and communal celebration. These instruments are meant to be played often and vigorously and are ideally constructed to do so.


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