Is it any surprise that Les Paul (Gibson’s classical electric guitar) is dubbed the Mother of Rock Guitar? There is a long list of famous and successful artists who, throughout their playing days, delivered the best rock sound with this guitar, most of them practically immortalized this guitar.
Why the Djembe Drum Is One of South Africa’s Most Important Instruments
Tracing the origin of the Djembe Drum will take us as far back as 800 years. Yet, djembe drum in South Africa will remain a relevant musical instrument. While they are now seen most at shops, markets, or in drumming circles, the fact remains that they remain a crucial part of musical instruments in entire Africa, and remain fancied by millions.
Djembe Drum: Spirit of Togetherness
The Djembe drum is arguably one of the most versatile and popular percussion instruments around the world. One reason why many make use of this drum is that it possesses the ability to create several types of pitches, which varies from bass (low), tone (medium), to slap (high). Amazingly, by merely striking different parts of the Djembe skin with your hands, all these sounds can be produced.