ÀPÍNTÍ

/ GBERESIN

(ah-pin-tee)

(gbbe-re-sin)

A powerful "one tone" Yoruba drum Similar to Gbedu, but carved with a central tubular pedestal underneath and side support to steady the drum. It can be played with stick or hand. 

You can see the Apinti drum taking the bass part in this drum ensemble:

https://vimeo.com/95520257

A very strong tradition associated with this drum is found amongst the Maroonsparticularly in Surinam.

You can seetheir version of this drum here:

https://youtu.be/u_KSngY06u4

small:

£200

large:

£250

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