These xylophones are carefully calibrated musical instruments that produce an amazingly resonant sound with warm, round tones greater than that of steel xylophones.
This West African percussion instrument includes 6 wooden notes with calabash gourd resonators of decreasing size (underneath). Traditionally crafted, this is a beautifully tuned instrument. Mallet included.
6 Note Xylophone measures 20"L x 12"W x 10"T. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.
Ghanaian artisan James, handcrafts gorgeous balafons. James works from an artisan collective on the beach in Accra's Osu neighborhood. He utilizes mansonia wood and gourds to create these beautiful instruments known for their warm tones.