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Imported African instruments: drums, bells gourd shakers and xylophone

Welcome to ThisWorldMusic’s online store! We offer a select line of imported African instruments, including a variety of traditional drums, bells, gourd rattles, sticks and drum stands, all handmade in West Africa by master craftsmen and available for purchase.

To request a quote (including tax and shipping), or for product and ordering information, please use the order request form at the bottom of the page. Most items listed are currently in stock and can be shipped anywhere in the U.S. within 5 business days after receipt of order.

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  • Balafon African Xylophone
  • Price: $275.00 Quantity:
    • • wooden bars
    • • gourd resonators
    • • handmade in Mali
  • Kroboto drum
  • Price: $275.00 Quantity:
    • • 19" x 18"
    • • medium-pitched drum
    • • open bottom
    • • hand carved in Ghana
  • Totodzi drum
  • Price: $275.00 Quantity:
    • • 10" x 18"
    • • low-pitched drum
    • • open bottom
    • • hand carved in Ghana
  • Kagan
  • Price: $350.00 Quantity:
    • • 7" x 21"
    • • high-pitched drum
    • • open bottom
    • • hand carved in Ghana
  • Kidi drum
  • Price: $400.00 Quantity:
    • • 8" x 22"
    • • medium-pitched drum
    • • closed bottom
    • • hand carved in Ghana
  • Sogo drum
  • Price: $450.00 Quantity:
    • • 9" x 24"
    • • low-pitched drum
    • • closed bottom
    • • hand carved in Ghana
    • • can substitute for master drum
  • Boba drum Gahu
  • Price: $650.00 Quantity:
    • • 14" x 32"
    • • low-pitched master drum
    • • open bottom
    • • hand carved in Ghana
    • • stand not included
  • Atsimevu drum Agbekor
  • Price: $650.00 Quantity:
    • • 9.5" x 50" (small) / 10" x 54" (large)
    • • tall master drum
    • • open bottom
    • • hand carved in Ghana
    • • stand not included
  • Master Drum Stand
  • Price: $220.00 Quantity:
    • • handmade wood stand
    • • adjustable height
    • • works with boba or atsimevu
    • • drum not included
  • Djembe - Ivory Coast
  • Price: $350.00 Quantity:
    • • 12" x 23"
    • • hand carved in Ivory Coast
    • • made from Iroko wood
    • • djembe bag not included
  • Djembe - Mali
  • Price: $400.00 Quantity:
    • • 13" x 24"
    • hand carved in Mali from Ngoni wood
    • • made from Ngoni wood
    • • djembe bag not included
  • Djembe backpack
  • Price: $110.00 Quantity:
    • • perfect for Ivory Coast or Mali djembe
    • • fits any drum up to 14.5" x 25"
    • • chipboard insert and double foam layer in top panel protect drum head
    • • straight-sided design
    • • custom colors and sizing available
  • Ashiko drum bag black
  • Price: $150.00 Quantity:
    • • perfect for Ivory Coast or Mali djembe
    • • fits any drum up 15.5" x 25"
    • • chipboard insert and double foam layer in top panel protect drum head
    • • straight-sided design
    • • custom colors and sizing available
  • Djembe bag red
  • Price: $150.00 Quantity:
    • • perfect for Ivory Coast or Mali djembe
    • • fits any drum up 15.5" x 25"
    • • chipboard insert and double foam layer in top panel protect drum head
    • • straight-sided design
    • • custom colors and sizing available
  • Djembe bag mudcloth African print
  • Price: $175.00 Quantity:
    • • perfect for Ivory Coast or Mali djembe
    • • fits any drum with up 15.5" x 25"
    • • chipboard insert and double foam layer in top panel protect drum head
    • • contoured design
    • • custom sizing available
    • • mudcloth designs vary
  • Gangkogui African bell
  • Price: $20.00 Quantity:
    • • two tone iron bell
    • • hand-forged in Togo
    • • playing stick included
  • Axatse African gourd rattle
  • Price: $20.00 Quantity:
    • • traditional African gourd rattle
    • • covered with beaded-string net
    • • handmade in West Africa
  • Drum Stick
  • Price: $3.00 Quantity:
    • • natural wood
    • • assorted sizes
    • • handmade in West Africa
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