African tribal language that means
Kpoko Kpoko are double ended
wood bells that come from the Ebo
Tribe in Nigeria. they make a
peculiar type of rattling sound.
How did a piano ever get
to be so small? The African thumb piano
is a musical symbol of Africa. They are
easy to play, made of hardwood, chamber
and spring steel note.
THe Rhythm Gourd is made of cowrie
shells that give it its percussive sound.
It is covered in African designs.
The Nutshell shakers are made
out of nutshells that remind me
NExt, Zulu cocoon rattles
are the rattles of the Zulu people
in Africa. There are 3 rows of cocoons
sewn onto the calfskin bands and are
worn around the ankles of calves
THe Instruments of OUR BLACK
African people are so extraordinary
in the best taste. It’s always interesting
what OUR BLACK people come up with.
THere’s plenty more instruments on the site
and sounds to go along with the pictures.