The Meinl Headliner Series rope tuned mahogany wood djembes are a staple in the vast array of djembe styles due to their traditional build, materials and classic sound.
... of these hand-carved djembes reaches from resonant, deep bass tones that create a drone note effect to ringing high "slaps" that can send out a cracking sound wave over any indoor show with a band or outdoor jam session.
The hand carved shells, evocative of flowing rivers or decorative African influenced motifs, come from a solid, single piece of plantation grown mahogany wood.
Natural Rawhide Head
Its warm and resonant bass tones with popping accents are due, in large part, to the use of natural goat skin heads, a tradition of West African culture.
The head is extraordinarily durable, and it may be adjusted to a high or low tuning, filling large spaces with a full spectrum of sound.
While the djembe may be played outside as well as indoors, it is best to keep the head dry and away from long periods of direct sunlight, extreme heat or cold.
spectrum of sound
The warm and resonant bass tones with popping accents are due, in large part, to the use of these heads. They are extraordinarily durable and may be adjusted to a high or low tuning, filling large spaces with a full spectrum of sound.