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Learn to Play the Djembe
A djembe is a type of West African drum that is goblet shaped. It is traditionally carved from a single piece of wood with a skin stretched over the top. A djembe is normally 23-25 tall, but can be smaller. Child sized drums are often made so even the young can learn to play. This article addresses the basics of playing this type of drum.