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Meinl Percussion ATD-M Wood African Talking Drum, Medium

Meinl African Talking Drum with Mahogany Wood Shell and Wooden Beater (ATD-M)

  • Hand carved shells
  • Carved from one solid piece of plantation grown Mahogany Wood
  • Natural goat skin heads
  • Nylon cords
  • Wooden striker included
The MEINL African Talking Drums are carved into an hourglass shape from a solid piece of Mahogany wood, and decorated with a carved motif. Two hand-selected goatskin heads are spanned with high-quality nylon rope. Traditionally, the talking drum is played beneath one arm, and held against the ribcage. The drum is then squeezed to “bend” the pitch while the other hand employs a curved striker.

List Price: $ 49.99 Price: $ 97.63

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Meinl Percussion ATD-L Wood African Talking Drum, Large

Meinl African Talking Drum with Mahogany Wood Shell and Wooden Beater - NOT MADE IN CHINA - Large Size Goat Skin Heads, 2-YEAR WARRANTY (ATD-L)

  • Hand selected goatskin heads
  • Carved from one solid piece of plantation grown Mahogany Wood
  • Ornamental carving done by hand
  • Nylon tuning ropes
  • Includes wooden striker
The MEINL African Talking Drums are carved into an hourglass shape from a solid piece of Mahogany wood, and decorated with a carved motif. Two hand-selected goatskin heads are spanned with high-quality nylon rope. Traditionally, the talking drum is played beneath one arm, and held against the ribcage. The drum is then squeezed to “bend” the pitch while the other hand employs a curved striker.

List Price: $ 69.99 Price: $ 69.99

Overseas Connection African Talking Drum, 11″ x 5″

  • 11″ x 5″, Includes striker

Product Description
The Talking drum, or “dondo” as it is called in Ghana, is one of the most unusual African instruments. You squeeze it under your arm as you strike it with your other hand using a curved beater (supplied), thereby creating an infinite range of tones. Really good musicians can mimic the tones of language and actually “talk” through the drum. These talking drums are designed with stronger rawhide rope and more verticals than the standard drums in order to make them mor… More >>

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Talking Jazz

  • ISBN13: 9780306806131
  • Condition: New
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Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Dizzy Gillespie, Jon Hendricks, Max Roach, Betty Carter, Jackie McLean, Don Cherry, Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Archie Shepp, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams, Keith Jarrett, Wynton Marsalis, and Jack DeJohnette—these are just a few of the jazz musicians whose conversations with Ben Sidran are recorded in this volume. In stimulating, personal, and informative discussions, they not only reveal their personalities, but also detail aspects of the… More >>

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