Joliba West African Drum and Dance School

Educational workshops, performance and development

Drum Repairs

If you‘re djembe has a broken skin Joliba are here to offer you a first class repair, using new skins from The Gambia you’re djembe will be re skinned to your desire, alternatively you can trade in your old djembe for a brand new one.

Djembes are reskinned by David and probably one of the finest drum makers in the UK at the moment, Maitre Samsou.

Prices start at around £75. If you would like any repairs please Contact David on 01782747879 to discuss and get a quote.

Below is an Ivory-Coast, hardwood djembe in the process of being reskinned

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Ivory-Coast, hardwood djembe, stage two finished with new skin, new rope and tension applied.


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