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Gon Bops Marimbula

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This Marimbula is a traditional Afro-Cuban hand percussion instrument developed over 100 years ago in the Caribbean-although its roots can be traced back to Africa. The tunable metal keys are played w... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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$4590.00
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Overview

This Marimbula is a traditional Afro-Cuban hand percussion instrument developed over 100 years ago in the Caribbean-although its roots can be traced back to Africa. The tunable metal keys are played with the hands or mallets to create resonant, bass kalimba-type sounds. The marimbula's deep, mellow tones are often used as a substitute for a bass in acoustic ensembles.

FEATURES

  • 18"-height
  • 29"-width
  • 11"-depth
  • Deep, mellow tones
  • Marimbula constructed from Peruvian mohena
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Gon BopsMarimbula
 
5.0

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5.0

Great sounding marimbula/ rumba box/ lazy bass

By Jess the bass

from Los Angeles CA.

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Great Sound
  • Huge Tone
  • Responsive

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accompaniment
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Gon Bops Marimbula:

    I First heard this instrument in the cuban genre CHAGUI, and later discovered that this instrument was widely used in early SKA and REGGAE music.If you play bass and want the experience bass in a most beautiful and primitive form then this instrument is for you. I highly recommend checking out some recordings of people jamming on it before you decide to buy one because it may not be the sound your looking for.

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