Definitions for "Djembe"
Keywords:  goblet, jembe, drum, mali, goat
An African type of hand drum. Not very typical for Madagascar, actually.
a cup-shaped wooden drum stringed with goat skin. The Djembe (or jembe) derives itself from West Africa, where it is used not just for listening, but for dancing. Dances done to djembe drumming are communal events, involving celebrations of marriage, coming into adulthood or clearing a field. Djembe patterns are mostly made up of three tones, although more are possible, and various phonetic systems are used to speak the tones.
a drum originating in West Africa