baandu (Nyabinghi bass drum)

~ Percussion instrument


Larger bass drum also known as thunder or pope smasher, it has a double goat skin membrane and is hit with a padded mallet. Important in the Jamaican Burru music and Rastafari movement, it is part of the Nyabinghi/Akete drums.


from:Ashanti, Ghana
part of:akete (set of Nyabinghi drums)