These Classic Bugarabus have a deep base, and hearty tones add warm, powerful low end to a hand drum ensemble, complemented by thick, wet conga-like slaps. This Classic Heartwood bugarabu features, in addition to the standard bugarabu construction:
- medium thick cow skin (on the 11″x26″), wet shaved for comfort and improved sound
- comfortable playing size for most adult drummers
- thick imported nylon rope
- extra thick cow skin (on the 13″x28″), wet shaved for comfort and improved sound
- additional 28″ height on the 13″x28″ creates deeper base and tones
- The purchase of this product sustains livelihoods for cultural artisans in West Africa.