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Kids' Djembes: Rhythm at All Ages

The all-inclusive energy of drumming and drum circles is what prompts many to pick up their first djembe. Hand drums like djembes are a great first instrument choice for kids because they come in a variety of sizes to suit your child’s stature. The good news for parents is that these smaller djembes are also [...]

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Djembe Weight

When looking for a djembe online, you might notice that specs like size and materials are the primary focus and often the weight of each drum may be hard to find. This is generally because the djembe weight varies depending on the density of the particular piece of wood from which it’s carved. If weight [...]

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The Best Beginner Djembe

In the market for your first djembe but feeling a bit overwhelmed as to where to begin? When confronted with all the sizes, styles, and constructions available, deciding on your first djembe can be a daunting task to say the least. If you, like many other first-time djembe buyers, find yourself growing anxious over which [...]

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Djembe Rope-The Importance of Quality

We’ve said it before, but we can’t stress it enough; quality rope is an essential component of a great-sounding rope-tuned djembe drum. The rope determines the degree of tuning to which the djembe is capable; without the right kind of rope, even an otherwise excellent djembe will be produce a sub-par tone at best. That’s [...]

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Didgeridoos: PVC vs. Bamboo

Wondering which material to choose when it comes todidgeridoo construction? Well if you’re on a tight budget and can’t afford an expensive eucalyptus, or teak didgeridoo, Mother Rhythm Drums offers two very affordable alternatives, which perform and sound great.If you’re seeking a more organic look, feel and sound, then a bamboo didgeridoo is the route [...]

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Djembe Drum Heads: Goat Skin vs. Synthetic Skin

Wondering which type of skin to choose for your djembe drum? Mother Rhythm Drums offers both traditional, authentic goat skin djembe drums, and modern synthetic head djembe drums.If you’re looking for a primal, authentic look and sound to your drum, then traditional goat skin is the way to go. Goat skin provides well-rounded overall tones. [...]

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7 Easy Tips to Help You Select a Djembe

With so many options out there, selecting a djembe drum best suited for you can be an overwhelming task. The 7 tips below will help you narrow your selection as well as provide general knowledge to start you on your path to djembe drumming.1. Djembe SizeSometimes, people looking for their first djembe will buy the [...]

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Wooden vs. Fiberglass Djembe Drum Bass

Historically, djembe drums shells have been made of one-piece construction log wood. However, as global wood supplies continue to shrink, particularly of sufficient diameter to produce large playing surfaced wooden djembe drums, the industry will increasingly involve the manufacturing of djembe drums made of synthetic materials, particularly Fiberglass Djembes.Such fiberglass construction djembes are offered at [...]

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Jesus Ramirez Demonstrates Djembe Rhythms on Freedom Drums

Check out this video of Jesus Ramirez demonstrating just how versatile the djembecan be with his Freedom Drums djembes. Purchase any Freedom Drums percussion item at the following link:http://motherrhythm.com/store/freedom-drumsHappy Drumming!

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Hand Percussion Stocking Stuffers From Mother Rhythm Drums

Hello fellow percussion enthusiasts. We’re happy to introduce our hand percussion stocking stuffer page for those wanting to give the gift of rhythm this holiday season. These smaller instruments are a spectacularly unique gift for both children and adults alike. Choose from a variety of instrument types, including the popular Monkey Drum, as featured in the [...]

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