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Hand-carved Djembe Drum From Africa – 11″x22″ Classical Heartwood Djembe Reviews

Hand-carved Djembe Drum From Africa - 11"x22" Classical Heartwood Djembe (Random Carving)

  • After import from Africa, each instrument is cleaned, inspected, tuned, and played individually to check sound and quality.
  • Excellent sound quality from solid handcarved wood shell and natural West African goat skin.
  • Warm, full bass sound, strong open tones, and clean, crisp, high slaps - right out of the box.
  • Hand crafted in Africa by village cultural artisans supported by the non-profit Africa Heartwood Project .
  • World Percussion USA is the only authorized seller of Africa Heartwood Project instruments on this marketplace. All other sellers of this item are NOT selling the product described in this listing!
Africa Heartwood Project djembes are hand-carved by experienced drum makers in West Africa. The Classical djembes are specially crafted with sound quality and playability in mind, with additional attention give to aesthetics. The 11"X22" is a slightly undersized djembe, suitable for middle school students or to facilitate frequent transportation. All Classical Heartwood djembes are backed up by our satisfaction guarantee, and feature our 10 Point Quality Assurance. Purchase with confidence, knowing each djembe is always individually inspected and tested before shipping. (World Percussion USA is the ONLY authorized seller of Africa Heartwood Project instruments on this marketplace. All other sellers claiming above to also sell this item as d

List Price: $ 179.95 Price: $ 179.95

Perpetuum Jazzile – Africa

Toto’s Africa by Perpetuum Jazzile, performed live at Vokal Xtravaganzza 2008 (October 2008) – arranger Tomaž Kozlev?ar. *** LOWEST RATES ON PERPETUUM JAZZILE MP3s ON PJvocal.com *** — Official website PJvocal.com — PJ shop www.perpetuumjazzile.si — Facebook: www.facebook.com — Twitter: twitter.com Thunderstorm simulation effects inspired by Kearnsey College choir (South Africa). THANK YOU!!! Perpetuum Jazzile. Vocal ecstasy.

Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call out to Jazz and Africa

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An insightful examination of the impact of the Civil Rights Movement and African Independence on jazz in the 1950s and 60s, Freedom Sounds traces the complex relationships among music, politics, aesthetics, and activism through the lens of the hot button racial and economic issues of the time. Ingrid Monson illustrates how the contentious and soul-searching debates in the Civil Rights, African Independence, and Black Power movements shaped aesthetic debates and exer… More >>

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SOWETO BLUES: Jazz, Popular Music & Politics in South Africa

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A major new contribution to the study of African music, Soweto Blues tells the remarkable story of how jazz became a key part of South Africa’s struggles in the 20th Century, and provides a fascinating overview of the ongoing links between African and American styles of music. Ansell illustrates how jazz occupies a unique place in South African music. Through interviews with hundreds of musicians, she pieces together a vibrant narrative history, bringing to life t… More >>

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