Showing 1–12 of 26 results

Aburukua Drum

Aburukua Drum for Hire

The Aburukua (or Aburukuwa) is a Tribal drum from the 'Kete' Tribe. It can be used as a set of five drums painted with red and black squares, which are the colours traditionally used at funerals. These drums can be played with both hand and stick. The Aburukuwa is the smallest of the three drums used during rituals and ceremonies. The Aburukuwa and its sister drums, the Kwadum and the Apentemma, were typically covered by red and black felt to represent death and blood. Although the drums have become associated with funerals and ancestor worship, they were also used during wartime.


African Agogo Bells

African Agogo Bells to hire

African Agogo Bells are a set of 2 different pitched bells, similar to Latin Agogo Bells, but made from traditional African materials.

- See more at: http://www.bellperc.com/hire/african/african-agogo-bells.html#sthash.UDNIchiW.dpuf

African Agogo Bells for Hire

African Agogo Bells are a set of 2 different pitched bells, similar to Latin Agogo Bells, but made from traditional African materials. This may be one of the oldest samba instruments and is the highest pitched of the bateria instruments. Famously used by the likes of David Byrne and Neil Peart, this instrument certainly has an eclectic mix of players and can be a used to sneak around in the background or be at the forefront of any composition.


African Agogo Bells to hire

African Agogo Bells are a set of 2 different pitched bells, similar to Latin Agogo Bells, but made from traditional African materials.

- See more at: http://www.bellperc.com/hire/african/african-agogo-bells.html#sthash.UDNIchiW.dpuf

African Bean Rattle

African Bean Rattle for Hire

The African Bean Rattle is one of the simplest percussion instruments to produce and play. The instrument is made out of a bean rattle dried and filled with peas, played like a shaker.

Also called: Bean rattle, pod rattle, African seeds, African bean pod.

Apentema Drum

Apentema Drum for Hire

The Apentema is a Tribal drum from the 'Kete' Tribe. It can be used as a set of five drums painted with red and black squares, which are the colours traditionally used at funerals. These drums can be played with both hand and stick.

Apentema drum to hire
The Apentema is a Tribal drum from the 'Kete' Tribe. It can be used as a set of five drums painted with red and black squares, which are the colours traditionally used at funerals. These drums can be played with both hand and stick.

Apentema drum

Atumpan

Atumpan for Hire

The Atumpan is a drum from Ghana of West Africa. A large barrel drum with a tubular open foot at the base; it is played upright, usually in pairs (of different tones) by the master-drummer.


Atumpan  to hire

The Atumpan is a drum from Ghana of West Africa. A large barrel drum with a tubular open foot at the base; it is played upright, usually in pairs (of different tones) by the master-drummer.

- See more at: http://www.bellperc.com/hire/african/atumpan.html#sthash.D9BCbeAS.dpuf

Bendir

Bendir for Hire

The bendir (also called erbeni or arbani) is a frame drum used as a traditional instrument throughout North Africa. Unlike the tambourine, it has no jingles but most often has a snare (usually made of gut) stretched across its head, which when the drum is struck with the fingers or palm gives the tone a buzzing quality. The bendir is a frame drum with a wooden frame and a membrane. It creates different tones according to the spreading of the shock waves moving across the skins itself. A frame drum is the oldest and most common kind of drum.

Bougarabou

Bougarabou for Hire

Bougarabous are a West African drum. The Bougarabou is similar to a conga drum but without the extra size and weight. The Bougarabou produces a rich mid tone complementing the Djembes in the circle or ensemble. Bougarabous are often crafted from plantation grown mahogany and kiln dried to prevent cracking.

Caxixi

Caxixi for Hire

A member of the shaker family, the caxixi is a small hand woven basket type shaker that is filled with dried beans or beads. The caxixi provides two distinct sounds. Firstly the beads striking the soft sides of the basket and secondly the harder sound of the beads against the plastic base of the instrument.


ccscsto hire

A member of the shaker family, the caxixi is a small hand woven basket type shaker that is filled with dried beans or beads. The caxixi provides two distinct sounds. Firstly the beads striking the soft sides of the basket and secondly the harder sound of the beads against the plastic base of the instrument.

- See more at: http://www.bellperc.com/hire/african/caxixi.html#sthash.0biLwOte.dpuf

Daff

Daf for Hire

A daf is a Persian frame drum used as a musical instrument in popular and classical music. The term daf is used in Iran (Persia) / Kurdistan for a large drum that has a series of four interlinked rings in the frame. Daf is mostly used in the Middle East, Kurdistan, Iran, Armenia, Pakistan, Turkey, Tajikistan and Azerbaijan. Some dafs are equipped with rings or small cymbals, making them a form of tambourine.

Daholla

Daholla for Hire

The Daholla is the bass version of a Darbuka, a middle eastern drum played with the hands.

Darbuka

Darbuka for Hire

An Arabic vase shaped drum generally made of metal although sometimes clay or wood and played with the hands. Modern darbukas use the conventional tension rods attached to the shell of the drum to give the drum its tension and therefore sound, although the original drums used a lattice work of cord wound round the top half of the shell. Held under one arm, the professional can draw out an incredible range of sounds and scintillating rhythms.

Djembe Drum

Djembe Drum for Hire

A djembe also known as djimbe, jenbe, jymbe, jembe, yembe, or jimbay, is a skin-covered hand drum shaped like a large goblet and meant to be played with bare hands. Modern Drum heads have now been adapted to give the same tones as Animal skins.