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SAKARA FRAME DRUM - SMALL


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This small sakara frame drum produces the higher tones in the ensemble. At 8 inches in diameter this drum is easy to play, portable, and surprisingly resonant for its size. The sakara originally comes from Nigeria and is played using traditional frame hand drum technique. By holding the drum in one hand and simultaneously muting and releasing the skin with the same hand, and striking the head with the other hand in various locations, the drummer is able to obtain many different sounds. Our sakara are custom built for us using wood frames and wood tuning spears, which one can push further into the slot for a higher pitch. Lower tuning is obtained by lightly rubbing a damp hand over the skin. Our high quality sakara frame drum is covered by our satisfaction guarantee, and features:

  • Hand crafted in Africa using traditional methods, imported direct
  • Solid wood frame wrapped with quality West African goat skin
  • Many tuning spears allow for custom pitch and sound
  • Average 8 inches diameter of playing surface
  • Wood playing stick included
  • Imported, African-made product from Africa Heartwood Project, which sustains livelihoods for cultural artisans


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Item#:
SAK08
Warranty:
90 Day
Skill Level:
Student
Dimensions:
8" x 2"
Tuning System:
Floating Frame/Press
Playable Surface:
+/- 8"
Skin:
Goat
Wood:
Mansonia
Sticks Included:
Yes
Country of Origin:
Ghana
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