ÒGÌDO / AGBAMOLE

£80.00Price
Size / Option
  • (o-gi-doh)    (ag-ba-mo-lay)

    A wide soft skinned conga-like drum in the Gbedu family.

    *Also see AKUBA drums. 

    Can be heard playing in the background of many old Nigerian Jùjú and APALA recordings. They are also often slung over the shoulders by street musicians, or found in Yoruba churches, KEGITE social/palm-wine societies along with SAMBA DRUMS, as well as being featured by modern day recording artists such as Lagbaja. 

    Made from lightweight omo wood with goat skin or plastic skin. 

    Usually in sets of three.

    Watch videos for the unique playing techniques..

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1088wVxLxU

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5LPBRzkT8k

    with SAMBA DRUMS in a Kegite social club:

    https://youtu.be/E66oY3LkMbM