Originating from an ancient African tradition of striking a large leaf or animal hide mounted over a pit that acts as a resonator chamber amplifying the sound of the Earth. Played together with the Djembe, the two drums engage hand/foot coordination between multiple drummers.
* Shown with three Djembes with Seats
For over 40 years, artist/musician team, Bill and Mary Buchen, have designed public art installations and interactive sound sculptures for parks, schools, science centers, transit stations, children’s museums and playgrounds around the world. Their artworks invite active play and group participation; whether tapping rhythms on percussion instruments inspired by global music cultures or investigating environmental phenomena.
Designed to engage all ages and skill levels in communal music making and sonic explorations, their innovative sound sculptures are available either individually or as an integrated ensemble for any outdoor recreational or educational setting. All are precision fabricated in the USA of powder–coated or stainless steel and designed for ultimate durability, low maintenance and easy bolt-down installation.