Pretuned slap djembes.
Lightweight and hard-wearing, great for classroom use and also for taking on holiday or to festivals.
Pretuned drum heads are tightly glued to the drum. They do not stretch, and stay in tune well.
Supplied with carrying strap, which attaches to fixed metal hoops.
Great drums for all djembe players. Slap djembes are robust and lightweight, so they are simple to transport and carry around. They are weatherproof, making them great for outdoor use.
How to play
The design on the drum head shows where the hand should strike the drum in order to obtain a fabulous variety of tones, from punchy bass to cracking highs. When you hit the skin, let your hand bounce back allowing the sound to ring.
Played around the edge of the drum. Relax your hand and arm, and hit the drum with a slap-like motion. Spread your fingers out slightly when they strike the edge of the djembe.
Straighten all your fingers so they strike the drum head flat at the same time. Aim to strike the drum so that the joint where your fingers join your hand (at the first knuckle) is at the rim of the drum. Think of your hand as a straight extension of your arm, and you should get a solid 'thud' sound.
The best sound is achieved in the centre of the drum. Keep your palm flat and stiff and strike the drum firmly.
6" - head x 30cm. Weight 0.75kg
8" - head x 40cm. Weight 1kg
10" - head x 50cm. Weight 1.5kg
12" head x 60cm. Weight 2.5kg
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About V12 Retail Finance
Band Supplies Ltd, is registered in Scotland at 13-15 Old Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G3 8QY (SC339374)
Band Supplies is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is the broker and not the lender. Our registration number is 729628. Band Supplies offers credit products from Secure Trust Bank PLC trading as V12 Retail Finance. Credit is provided subject to affordability, age and status. Minimum spend applies. Not all products offered by Secure Trust Bank PLC are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Delivery & Returns
- Orders Under £100 - £4.95
- Orders Over £100 - £8.95
Orders received before 2pm are normally shipped the same day.
We have a vast selection of goods, although if your item is not in stock, we will back order it for you. You will always be emailed with the option to choose an alternative or cancel your order if you would rather not wait.
UK Mainland Shipping Guide
Orders under £20 – Royal Mail 1st Class Post - £4.95
Orders Between £20-£100 – Courier 1-2 Day - £4.95
Orders Over £100 – Courier 1-2 Day – £8.95
Should you be unhappy with your purchase goods can be returned within 14 days of receipt. This does not apply to products where hygiene is concerned and product seals have been broken. Reeds, mouthpieces, pipes & chanters are unreturnable.
You must then return the goods at your own expense. Goods must be returned in the original packaging and condition.
If the goods are faulty or not what was ordered, please contact us within 7 days of receipt of goods and we will arrange return at our own expense.