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.
This djembe is built for the drummer on the go; the PVC shell is virtually indestructible, extremely lightweight and has excellent resonance. The mechanical tuning system is fitted with a weatherproof synthetic drum head ready to deliver crisp and loud tones.
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.
In addition, these heads offer incredible durability, stability of tuning and more possibilities with the high end hits on the rim.
The PVC drum shell delivers loud, deep bass tones and high pitch slap tones that are great for both African Djembe solos & group performance. The larger the drum size, the deeper the bass.
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Compare the differences between the Mechanically Tuned and Rope Tuned Fiberglass djembe models:
- Durable seamless fiberglass shell
- Newly designed bowl shape for optimal bass tones
- Low Mass tuning system
- Perfect for drum circles and kids of all ages
- Synthetic head with mechanical tuning (includes tuning wrench)
12 in. x 23 in.