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UKOKO

(oo-koh-koh)

Calabash drum from the Ekiti region of Yorubaland.

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These lightweight hand drums have a sweet tone

and are often played by women's groups, in a set

of three or four, to accompany songs.

 

Played either seated or slung over shoulders for playing in procession.

 

Watch the links to hear these drums:

 

small:

£50

large:

£90

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