Ashiko

Ashiko

Part of the djembe family, the ashiko is an ethnic drum shaped like a truncated cone and meant to be played with bare hands.

The ashiko drum is played throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas. In eastern Cuba, it is known as boku and is played during carnivals and street parades called Comparsas.

  • Rama Sita Ngoma Drum, 15" x 46" with Beaters This image shows height of ngoma compared to a 25" tall djembe.

    X8 Drums

    Rama Sita Ngoma Drum, 15" x 46" with Beaters

    MSRP: $2,650.00
    $1,500.00
    This Rama Sita Ngoma Drum is truly one of a kind. We had just 1 unit made and it has finally arrived. It takes one of our master carvers approximately 500 man hours to carve the story of Rama & Sita over the entire drum shell. The detail of the faces...
    MSRP: $2,650.00
    $1,500.00
  • Tycoon Kente Cloth Ngoma Drum

    Tycoon Percussion

    Tycoon Kente Cloth Ngoma Drum

    MSRP: $599.00
    $359.00
    • This drum is Tycoon's adaptation of the traditional West African drum• 42″ tall, constructed of environmentally-friendly Siam Oak Wood• Equipped with premium quality unbleached goat skin head• Features 5mm non-stretch rope for...
    MSRP: $599.00
    $359.00
  • Toca Flex Drum with Strap, Junior Size Toca Flex Drum with Strap, Junior Size

    Toca

    Toca Flex Drum with Strap, Junior Size

    $72.99
    The Flex Drum is designed for easy transport without sacrificing too much on sound integrity. The drum head pops on and off in one motion and the shells can then be stacked inside each other saving on space. The drum heads can also be stacked so you can...
    $72.99
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    Toca Freestyle Mechanically Tuned Ashiko Drum, Kente Cloth

    Toca

    Toca Freestyle Mechanically Tuned Ashiko Drum, Kente Cloth

    MSRP: $149.99
    Now: $129.99
    Was: $137.99
    An Ashiko player has the important role of supporting the lead players of an ensemble by playing a full, low-end rhythm. This traditional African hand drum has more of a cone-shape compared to the goblet shape of a djembe drum which helps the drum to...
    MSRP: $149.99
    Now: $129.99
    Was: $137.99
  • Toca Freestyle Rope Tuned Ashiko Drum, Kente Cloth

    Toca

    Toca Freestyle Rope Tuned Ashiko Drum, Kente Cloth

    MSRP: $229.00
    $137.99
    An Ashiko is a traditional African hand drum that typically plays the lower end of the sonic pallet with the purpose of supporting the lead players in an ensemble. The drum has a conical shape to intensify the low end notes of this instrument. Toca's...
    MSRP: $229.00
    $137.99
  • Tycoon Ashiko Artist Series Tycoon Ashiko Artist Series

    Tycoon Percussion

    Tycoon Ashiko Artist Series

    MSRP: $299.00
    $199.00
    Tycoon Percussion Ashikos are made of Siam Oak Wood with hand picked quality buffalo skin heads. Features Constructed of hand-selected environmentally-friendly Siam Oak Wood 12"Ν diameter hand-picked quality goat skin heads allow for deep, loud...
    MSRP: $299.00
    $199.00
  • Tycoon Percussion Klong Yaw

    Tycoon Percussion

    Tycoon Percussion Klong Yaw

    MSRP: $199.00
    $129.00
    Tycoon Percussion's Klong Yaw is constructed from a single piece of hardwood and features a uniquely long and narrow shell that enhances the bass tones of this instrument. Features Handcrafted from a single piece of hardwood Traditional instrument...
    MSRP: $199.00
    $129.00
  • Tycoon Percussion Rope-Tuned Ashiko 12 in. (TASH-12)

    Tycoon Percussion

    Tycoon Percussion Rope-Tuned Ashiko 12 in. (TASH-12)

    MSRP: $349.00
    $229.00
    Constructed of hand-selected environmentally-friendly Siam Oak wood, this ashiko is 22.5 in. tall with a 10 in. diameter head made of hand-picked premium goat skin. The 5mm extra strong non-stretch rope allows for easy and lasting tuning.
    MSRP: $349.00
    $229.00