Bougarabou drum from West Africa 11" head 24" tall bugarabu For Sale
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Bougarabou drum from West Africa 11" head 24" tall bugarabu: $165
The Bougarabou (sometimes spelt bugarabu) in from West Africa. It's origins can be traced back to Senegal and Gambia and played by the Jolas and the Manjagos. It is similar to and is sometimes confused with the Djembe drum also from West Africa. The Bougarabou is typically larger than the Djembe and is usually made with cow or antelope hide. It's physical characteristics, allow for it to play lower notes than the Djembe.