Mali Paragon Pro Djembe - 13" x 24"

Our 13x24 Mali Pro Djembe is a standard size instrument for most adult drummers, suitable for women or men who want an exceptional sounding, easy to play African-made djembe.

SKU: MD13

Availability: In stock

$399.95
$399.95

Details

Details

Our 13x24 Mali Pro Djembe is a standard size instrument for most adult drummers, suitable for women or men who want an exceptional sounding, easy to play African-made djembe. Our Mali djembes are crafted by expert carvers using specialty hardwoods, finished with top-rate skin and rope, and feature a 2 or 3-top ring tuning system. Shells are selected from Hare, Lenke, Dugura, and Acajou, healthy and well seasoned. At proper tension these 13x24 Mali djembes have a nice semi-dry sound quality, with easy tones and slaps and strong bass. These are among the elite complete djembes available anywhere in Mali.

This Mali djembe features:

  • 12-13" OSD wood, 24-25" full height, 8.5-9" OSD base, 18-20 lbs
  • Inventory includes Hare, Lenke, Dugura, and Acajou hardwoods, solid one piece construction, uniform thickness, imported direct
  • Wood seasoned and hand-carved in Mali, West Africa, treated inside and out with lots of shea butter and coconut oil
  • Thick Mali goat skin, wet shaved and hydrated with a bit of shea butter
  • 5mm braided rassta drum rope for the 22-24 pairs of vertical ropes, first row of tuning started
  • 4mm mix rasta color drum rope for top loops and bottom loops, double hitch loop pattern on bottom ring
  • Bright cloth used to wrap bottom and top rings, including flesh hoop to prevent rust damage to skin
  • Extra tuning rope included, wrapped around neck for storage
  • All 1/4" rings custom fitted very tight, keeps tension even
  • 3 top ring tuning systems locks in tension and makes tuning more efficient
  • 2 top ring system is the traditional method, allowing for easier rehead and display of top ring loops and cloth color
  • Well shaped bearing edge, hand rounded for playing comfort and skin safety
  • Simple geometric deep carved designs cover bottom half of base
  • The pictures above are of one of many Mali djembes imported from the same group of carvers; all djembes will be similar to photos with minor wood and skin variations

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU MD13
Wood Type Lenke (Lengue)
Dimensions 12-13" OSD wood, 24-25" full height, 8.5-9" OSD base, 18-20 lbs
Country of Origin Mali
Skill Level No
Tuning System No
Material No
Striker Included No

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