Asmat Art Drums: They are Strange and Beautiful

Posted in History, Other Drums on February 19, 2016

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Asmat drums are hour glass shaped tribal drums carved from a single piece of wood. They are named after the Asmat tribal group who inhabit Papua New Guinea in Indonesia who regard the drums as sacred. Usually Asmat drum is around 5 feet high, 8 inches wide at the top, 5 inches in the middle, Read More »

History Of The Cajon Drum

Posted in History on December 10, 2015

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The Cajon Drum (properly pronounced as ka•hone) is a ancient box like drum whose beginnings rise from the suppression of slavery. Originally created from small shipping crates or drawers, the musician would slap the face of the box with his or her hands creating a primitive drum beat . Most historians agree that this drum Read More »