Lamellaphone Resonance Boxes
Rhythms is introducing a wide variety of large box-shaped lamellophone Cajons with five thumb keys and drum heads. See our Mbira thumb pianos and bamboo slit drums too.
Mbira Thumb Pianos
Bamboo Slit Drum
Lamellophones are well documented in Africa from the 16th to 19th century where a few types spread to the Americas with the slave trade, particularly to the Caribbean and Latin America giving rise to new variations.
Learn more about Cajons and Mbiras from these books and CDs in our online store:
Soul of Mbira
Turn Up the Volume!
Ephat Mufuru: Journey of the Spirit Mbira (CD)