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Djembe basics: sound and beating technique

Posted by on 2.2.20 in All blogs, Djembe, Informative blogs, Percussion

A djembefola’s beating technique determines the sound a djembe produces. For its size, the djembe is an unusually loud drum. The volume of the drum rises with increasing skin tension. On a djembe tuned to solo pitch, skilled players can achieve sound pressure of more than 105 dB, about the same volume as a jackhammer. […]

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