A djembe or jembe is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa. According to the Bambara people in Mali, the name of the djembe comes from the saying "Anke djé, anke bé" which translates to "everyone gather together in peace" and defines the drum's purpose. This Elite Series PVC hand drum has full-bodied Sarong ethnic color Djembe design. It is equipped with fiber skin head. The high quality rope is for fine tuning. This hand drum is made for professional djembe players. Its thunderous bass and crisp slap tones would add good value to your djembe hand drum collection.