Instruments - Ashiko Drums
Ashiko drums are shaped like a truncated cone and played with bare hands. The drum is played throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas. Like the djembe, the ashiko has three primary tones, bass, tone, and slap. The drum was originally played by the Yoruba people of Nigeria and was carved out of a solid log of wood. Check out our samples of this powerful instrument and it will surely become your favorite addition to drum circle!