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  • (Emi-Gon)

    Powerful tonal drums of the Esan and Bini people from Edo State, Nigeria.

    Usually played in a set of at least three different sizes, using hand and stick,

    either strung over neck(when playing with masquerade) or played seated.

    Watch the video to see these drums being played as accompaniment to the incredible Egbabonelimwin acrobatic masquerade dancers:

    and at the Ujiogba festival:

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