The shekere is an ancient traditional percussion instrument of West Africa used in the drumming ensemble they do really add a lot of flavor into the music.

The calabash is a dried gourd which is hollowed, cleaned and threaded with small shells collected from the shorelines of Ghana to create the shekere. They produce crisp or sandy effects depending on how they’re played.


Small: 24cm x 13cm
Medium: 30cm x 15cm
Large: 33cm x 17cm

About the sound:

Small Shekere: Click here

Medium Shekere: Click here

Large Shekere: Click here

Sound might vary a bit from gourd to gourd.

Gourd Shekere