Djidunun – Calabash Water Drum
Comes complete with Large Calabash, Small Calabash, Stand, Mallets and Carry Bag.
Djidunun is a beautiful instrument that is hard to find outside West Africa. The larger gourd is filled with water and the smaller gourd is placed inside with the dome facing upwards, creating a playing surface.
Large Gourd: 38cm x 18cm
Small Gourd: 24cm x 18cm
In stock (can be backordered)
The Djidunun Originated from Mali (with the Bambara) and Guinea (with the Mandinke), and have become popular in Burkina Faso and the rest of West Africa.
Want to Extend your Djidunun Range?
Add to your collection with another Half Calabash. Any gourd can be filled with water to hold a smaller one. Try different combinations for new sounds!