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This economy gig bag for a table set is made of nylon canvas and is nicely padded. It has an adjustable shoulder strap and two hand straps. The zipper securing the top, wraps around 3 side to the back allowing easy access to the interior. The outside dimensions are 22.5 inches side to side, 13 inches front to back and 12 inches tall. The inside detentions are 22 x 12.5 x 11 inches. There is a 7 inch wide by 5 inch deep pocket on the front of the case. This case is made for a table set, but will accommodate a number of instruments.

BLEMISHED: Tabla Case, Wheeled, 2+1 (Item Code: TBCD) Premium quality tabla case made of a hard fiber impregnated shell. On wheels and push-button locking handle system for easy maneuverability. Top and side carry handles. Also has a clasp for a lock. Excellent for storing or transporting a strap-tuned tabla set plus extra Bayan. Approximately 30 inches Tall, 14 inches Deep and 14 inches Wide.

Sheesham thumb piano, 5" x 7", 17 steel keys and two vibrato holes on the back.

The thumb piano originates in Africa. It is also known as the mbira, kalimba or likembe. The metal keys are mounted on a wooden box that acts as the resonating chamber.

To play, rest the thumb piano on the fingers of both hands and hold it between your palms. Cover the vibrato holes with your fingers. Then pluck the keys with your thumbs. As you play you can un-cover and cover the vibrato holes as you like. Many different tunings are acceptable, according to personal preference. Specific tuning of a thumb piano is only an issue when two instruments are played together; then they should generally agree in tuning. Otherwise, the tuning is subjective and should only be pleasing to the player.

The longer keys have lower pitches and shorter keys have higher pitches. The keys can be adjusted by tapping them in or out to adjust their length, and therefore their pitch.

Sheesham and Lacewood thumb piano, 5" x 7", 17 steel keys and two vibrato holes on the back. It has a rounded back.

The thumb piano originates in Africa. It is also known as the mbira, kalimba or likembe. The metal keys are mounted on a wooden box that acts as the resonating chamber.

To play, rest the thumb piano on the fingers of both hands and hold it between your palms. Cover the vibrato holes with your fingers. Then pluck the keys with your thumbs. As you play you can un-cover and cover the vibrato holes as you like. Many different tunings are acceptable, according to personal preference. Specific tuning of a thumb piano is only an issue when two instruments are played together; then they should generally agree in tuning. Otherwise, the tuning is subjective and should only be pleasing to the player.

The longer keys have lower pitches and shorter keys have higher pitches. The keys can be adjusted by tapping them in or out to adjust their length, and therefore their pitch.

Sheesham thumb piano, with solid spruce soundboard. There are 17 steel keys and two vibrato holes on the back. 5" x 7"
The thumb piano originates in Africa. It is also known as the mbira, kalimba or likembe. The metal keys are mounted on a wooden box that acts as the resonating chamber. To play, rest the thumb piano on the fingers of both hands and hold it between your palms. Cover the vibrato holes with your fingers. Then pluck the keys with your thumbs. As you play you can un-cover and cover the vibrato holes as you like. Many different tunings are acceptable, according to personal preference. Specific tuning of a thumb piano is only an issue when two instruments are played together; then they should generally agree in tuning. Otherwise, the tuning is subjective and should only be pleasing to the player. The longer keys have lower pitches and shorter keys have higher pitches. The keys can be adjusted by tapping them in or out to adjust their length, and therefore their pitch.

6.5" by 4.5" sheesham thumb piano with 8 steel keys.

Originating in Africa, the thumb piano is also known as the "mbira" or "likembe" and in the 1920's Dr. Hugh Tracey gave them the name most westerners recognize, the "kalimba."

The thumb piano's metal keys are mounted on a wooden platform that acts as the resonating chamber. The longer keys have lower pitches and the shorter keys have higher pitches.

To play, rest the thumb piano on the fingers of both hands and hold it between your palms. Then pluck the keys with your thumbs in a downward motion. Many different tunings are acceptable, according to personal preference. Specific tuning of a thumb piano is only an issue when two instruments are played together; then they should generally agree in tuning. Otherwise, the tuning is subjective and should only be pleasing to the player.

Sheesham thumb piano, 3" x 5", 8 metal keys. The thumb piano originates in Africa. It is also known as the mbira, kalimba or likembe. The metal keys are mounted on a wooden box that acts as the resonating chamber. Longer keys have lower pitches and shorter keys have higher pitches. The keys can be adjusted by tapping them in or out to adjust their pitch. Many different tunings are acceptable, according to personal preference. Similar tuning is only an issue when two instruments are played together; then they should generally agree in tuning.

Red Cedar thumb piano, 5" x 7", 17 steel keys and two vibrato holes on the back.

The thumb piano originates in Africa. It is also known as the mbira, kalimba or likembe. The metal keys are mounted on a wooden box that acts as the resonating chamber.

To play, rest the thumb piano on the fingers of both hands and hold it between your palms. Cover the vibrato holes with your fingers. Then pluck the keys with your thumbs. As you play you can un-cover and cover the vibrato holes as you like. Many different tunings are acceptable, according to personal preference. Specific tuning of a thumb piano is only an issue when two instruments are played together; then they should generally agree in tuning. Otherwise, the tuning is subjective and should only be pleasing to the player.

The longer keys have lower pitches and shorter keys have higher pitches. The keys can be adjusted by tapping them in or out to adjust their length, and therefore their pitch.

Thumb Piano Replacement Keys, 5 pcs. There are 5 metal keys; all approximately 3.3 inches (83.82 mm) long, 4/16 wide (5 mm), and 0.029 of an inch thick (1.5mm).
Once installed, the kalimba keys can be adjusted by tapping them in or out to adjust their length, and therefore their pitch.

Known for his ability to play melody, bass and rhythm simultaneously, Kevin Spears through his unique fusion of folk, world, rock and electronic music has created the Kevin Spears Pro Kalimba to meet and exceed the highest of musical possibilities through this seemingly simple instrument. Includes two batteries.

Innovative features built into the Kevin Spears Pro Kalimba include:

* electric pickup, preamp, built-in eq and volume control for amplification, utilizing guitar pedals, sound effects, looping, etc.

* 23 key expanded layout for greater tonal choices and possibilities

* Tunable to any key or scale

* 5-octave extended range

* Tunable note range from Low C-1 bass notes up to G#-5

* Incorporates a Kevin Spears custom tuning which allows player to polyphonically play bass and melody simultaneously

* Reinforced side walls for playing percussive rhythms on the instrument

* Designed for great tone whether as an acoustic or electric instrument

* Built in EQ with standard 1/4 inch jack

* Classic Sunburst guitar finish

* Uses 2 CR2032 batteries (included)

Note: The unit is switched on by plugging audio cable into jack. To preserve battery life, when not in use, do not leave the cable plugged in. Unit has a pre-amp and if left plugged in, the battery power will drain.

This economy gig bag for a table set is made of nylon canvas and is nicely padded. It has an adjustable shoulder strap and two hand straps. The zipper securing the top, wraps around 3 side to the back allowing easy access to the interior. The outside dimensions are 22.5 inches side to side, 13 inches front to back and 12 inches tall. The inside detentions are 22 x 12.5 x 11 inches. There is a 7 inch wide by 5 inch deep pocket on the front of the case. This case is made for a table set, but will accommodate a number of instruments.

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