There are so many Wula Drums to choose from, it can be hard to pick. Michael Markus, the president of Wula Drum, explains how to choose a djembe.
Djembes have gained worldwide popularity and are made in many different locations around the world. All Wula Drums are made by hand in Guinea, West Africa – where the djembe is originally from – using the same hardwoods that have been used for generations.
Wula Gift Certificates are the perfect holiday gift for drummers, dancers, and lovers of African culture and music. They can be used for anything on the Wula store, including drums, accessories, our ongoing classes in New York, Audio CD Downloads, Instructional DVD Downloads, and more!
Everybody loves dundun dance, but dunduns are typically too small to get a comfortable striking angle. Wula's new Sangban for Dance are built extra tall so you can play comfortably while standing up, and focus on the dance moves! These large Sangban also sound great in a regular dundun ensemble. Wula also makes sticks that are just the right weight and size for dundun dance.
The balafon is one of the oldest instruments in the world. Anybody can play a note on the balafon, just strike the note and listen to your beautiful sound! Griot and Wula Drum artist Famoro Dioubate's demonstration shows that there is much more to this instrument with endless variations on the three octaves tuned to a major scale.