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.
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.