Instruments played on Djansa

Instruments played on Djansa

Djembe Goblet-shaped drum, played throughout Africa.

Djembe
Goblet-shaped drum, played throughout Africa.

Various shekeres (aka shakers) Made with shell of various nuts, or beads. Pull or shake to play.

Various shekeres (aka shakers)
Made with shells of various nuts, beads. Pull or shake to play.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tama (aka Talking Drum) Played with a stick and a hand, with flexible tension stringing for pitch variation.

Tama (aka Talking Drum)
Played with a stick and a hand, with flexible tension stringing for pitch variation.

Dundun, sangbang, kenkeni Dundun (aka doun doun) is the largest of the three. Kenkeni is the smallest.

Dundun, sangbang, kenkeni
Dundun (aka doun doun) is the largest of the three. Kenkeni is the smallest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Krin (aka log drum) Made from one piece of hardwood, khadi, beng, or hari varieties. Played with sticks

Krin (aka log drum)
Made from one piece of hardwood, khadi, beng, or hari varieties. Played with sticks

Kanye ka, aka Kanye West, played with metal scraper

Kanye ka (aka Kanye West)
Played with metal scraper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Violins L to R: 7-string, 5-string, 4-string, 4-string acoustic

Violins
L to R: 7-string, 5-string, 4-string, 4-string acoustic.

Godin Multiac Nylon-string acoustic/electric hybrid guitar

Godin Multiac
Nylon-string acoustic/electric hybrid guitar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toy Piano

Toy Piano

Conga Drums Left to right: Conga, Tumba. Sometimes a third, smaller drum is used, called Quinto. Collectively these drums are referred to as congas.

Conga Drums
Left to right: Conga, Tumba. Sometimes a third, smaller drum is used, called Quinto. Collectively these drums are referred to as congas.