11 Recommended Percussion Instruments For Reggae Music Under €200
Reggae is a very strong and powerful sort of music and it incorporates the bass guitar, the drum, the piano and percussion instruments. Any percussive instrument can be used in Reggae music and musicians have gone to the extent of using bottles with water to create varying sounds.
So I have gathered for you, 10 percussion instruments below €200 so that you can start with your Reggae music band even if you are low on budget.
This Cajon is a Black edition model made from German birch wood. Its compact size allows easy carrying around. It has a distinct bass with a very attractive finish and is perfect for novice drummers
This Djembe can be rope-tuned and is handmade. It can be played with bare hands and it has a small, compact and a very attractive look. It can produce varied sounds, thus making it the most versatile drum.
These are light weight, hollow colour coded plastic tubes which are tuned to musical pitches and is the perfect Cajons, Cajintos, Yambùs instrument to teach children and learn the basics of music. Not only are the colours attractive but it is a great accessory for a musician.
This is a regular Cajon made of birch wood selected specially from Germany. It is light weight and easy to carry around and has a very good and effective bass. It has a non-slippery surface with a crisp snare-type sound.
This egg shaker is great value for money and has a very distinct and clear sound in comparison to the plastic ones. Not only do they come in different colours but you can’t get wrong in getting the sound wrong if you have a bit of musician in you!
This is a medium size Djembe with iits cover made up of goat skin and the rest of the material is Mahogany. It has enough playing surface length and has a total height of 50cm, which makes it easy to carry around.
This wine red bongo set is solid, well made with quality birch wood and an excellent choice for beginners. Pretty good bongos for their price.
Those Mexican style wood maracas allow for many different ways of rhythmic accentuation and playing styles. They are very good for studio recordings but also for live gigs. Lightweight and easy to play.
Not only does the type of percussion instrument determine the quality of sound it can produce, it also acts as a strong backbone when it comes to Reggae music. You can mix and match different percussion instruments in order to get that sound right.
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