SEKELEBE / TEHOUN

£150.00Price
Size / Option
  • (shek-eh-leh-beh)     (teh-oon)

    Tall and tuneful conga-like drums of the Ogu/Egun tribe (a subgroup of the Yoruba), used by many Yoruba drum ensembles, sometimes referred to as Igbin drums.They have a warm tone, clean slap and good bass response, due to the drum being raised up by its carved wooden feet.They are played with hands and/or stick and are often painted in a variety of colours. The full set includes Jipri as the support drums.

    Hear them here: http://youtu.be/3gVIpauz3WM

    Yoruba Sekelebe ensemble:

    https://youtu.be/3vA9j1bxf1U