Remembering Mamady Keïta: A Tribute to the Legendary West African Djembe Drummer
As the third anniversary of Mamady Keïta's passing approaches on June 21, the world of music still mourns the loss[...]
How do I hold my djembe drum? The Perfect Djembe Posture
How do I hold my djembe drum? How to hold the djembe correctly is essential for producing the best sound[...]
How to Buy a Djembe for an Experienced Player
So you want to buy a djembe for that special drummer in your life? Here are some do's and don'ts,[...]
Djembe Repair in Reading, Berkshire, UK
Broken djembe?We can help.DJEMBE REPAIRREADING, UKDjembe RestorationWe fix drums. We buy drums. We collect within 5 miles (Reading UK).Djembe reheadingWe[...]
What does this symbol on my djembe mean?
You see this symbol on a lot of djembes. So where does it come from and what does it mean?[...]
Bugs That Eat Your Djembe? Better Believe It
There are a few kinds of ​bugs, or wood eating insects, that can do real harm to ​any wooden instrument.There[...]
10 Tips for Buying a Djembe
We recently did a large review of the best djembe drums available online​. If you would prefer to buy your[...]
Traveling With Your Djembe
​A djembe can take you some wonderful places. On your way, you'll need to take care of your drum. All[...]
Sore Hands From Playing Djembe? How To Soothe Them
If you get sore hands from playing djembe, this is worth a read.Zombie Horror Djembe ShowA couple of years ago,[...]
Rare and Old African Drumming Photos
​African drumming itself is thousands of years old, but its history has only been captured on film in the last[...]
12 African Photos You’ve Never Seen In Colour
​In this exclusive and original post we bring you 1​2 photos from Africa that have never been seen in color[...]
Drum Camps – All The Best Worldwide
What Are Drum Camps?If you're a drummer and love a wild weekend out, this is for you. There are many[...]
Djembe History
The djembe (pronounced 'jem-beh') is the goblet-shaped hand drum from West Africa.Djembe history is a rich and diverse subject, but[...]
Djembe Tuning
All you need to know about djembe tuning and tightening is shown in detail here.If your drum sounds flat, dull[...]
Djembe Reskinning
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Djembe Care – How not to treat your drum
The good news is, djembe care is fairly simple. Djembes don't need much maintenance if you treat them right. They're[...]
What does djembe mean?
djembe (/'ʒɛmbə, 'ʒɛmbeɪ/)Where does the word come from? What does djembe mean?Hear pronunciation below:[zoomsounds_player source="1339" type="detect" config="default" autoplay="off" loop="off" open_in_ultibox="off"[...]