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  Urban Beat Djembe, Key-Tuned

Urban Beat Djembe Mechanically Tuned
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Let the beat of the street inspire you! The Urban Beat Djembe takes its name from the energy and melting pot of our urban areas. This djembe is built for the drummer on the go; the fiberglass shell is virtually indestructible and has excellent resonance.

Sizes Available:

10" Head X 18" Tall
Recommended size for Kids (ages 5-10), or as a great backpacking drum

12" head x 23" Tall
Recommended size for Adult players.
14" head x 26" Tall
Recommended size for Adult players looking for the biggest range of tone and booming bass.

The Key-Tuned Urban Beat Djembe is a fiberglass shell with a synthetic drumhead. Many percussionists seek synthetic drumheads for the distinct pitch it produces which is typically a higher tone than a traditional goatskin head. The bolt tuning system makes tuning a breeze and a tuning wrench is included with the drum.

New and improved drum head! Our new synthetic head is designed to produce the same tones and has a unique texture that is similar to a traditional goatskin. In addition, these heads offer incredible durability, stability of tuning and more possibilities with the high end hits on the rim.

The fiberglass shell features a hand painted textured design. When comparing this model to Toca's Freestyle Drums, you can expect this to have a little more weight because the Fiberglass material is more dense than the PVC used for the Toca drums. The benefits of an extra couple of pounds means richer tones and a sense of better stability.

Great article: The differences between wood and synthetic djembe drums.

Need help choosing a size: Which size djembe is best for me?

Compare the differences between the Mechanically Tuned and Rope Tuned Fiberglass djembe models:

  • Available in three sizes: 10", 12" and 14"
  • Durable seamless fiberglass shell
  • Newly designed bowl shape for optimal bass tones
  • Low Mass tuning system
  • Perfect for drum circles
  • Synthetic head with mechanical tuning (includes tuning wrench)

Not sure where to start? We have experienced drum techs on staff that are happy to walk you through our entire selection to find the best djembe for your needs.

Call us toll-free 1-800-771-9645.
Phone support hours are 11am - 7pm, New York Time, M-F.

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