Ashikos & Mashikos
The ashiko drum is a classic Afro-Cuban instrument played throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas. In eastern Cuba, it is known as boku and is played during carnivals and street parades called Comparsas.
Drumming hand drums and percussion instruments are made with great
attention to detail using local wood species native to the North Eastern
Each instrument is handcrafted by, yes, human beings!!
Our Djembe drums are not mass-produced by large factories overseas, but
rather made in small batches here in Vermont to assure the highest
strive to make Every Drum suitable for the professional, yet accessible
to the beginner. Whether you want a Djembe, Ashiko, Talking Drum, Djun
djun , Cajon or some crazy custom creation we are confident you will
love our drums.
Each Everyone’s Drumming drum has a 6 month limited
warranty on the head as well as a lifetime limited warranty on the
Everyone's Drumming Ashikos in four sizes:
This Ashiko is a large drum with a large sound for those who like the
lower tonal range. A nice resonant bass is complimented by deep tones
and crisp slaps. Its height and head size are designed for comfortable
playing whether seated or standing.
Standard Ashiko This
mid-sized drum offers a huge amount of range and sound. It is the most
popular of the Ashiko series, having a clear resonant bass, mid-range
tones and crisp snaps, all serving to make it a great all around drum,
whether playing lead or a supporting role.
This slightly smaller Ashiko is similar in shape but has much higher
pitched tones and a clear resonant bass and a slap that attacks. It
compliments the lower tones of the 12" Ashiko and together, they make a
This drum is definitely a child pleaser. It's size is perfect for
children's hands and its durability will withstand almost any abuse
your child can give it. (Watch for the use of sticks, as these drum
heads can break. If your child likes sticks, we can provide you with a
different head.) For the adult, it is a great drum to travel with. It
packs a lot of sound into a little space.Mashiko A small drum with big sound, the Mashiko has an ashiko shape with the djembe sound! Available in three sizes small 8.5 x 12, medium 10 x15 and large 12 x 18