African Drumming Tuition, Online store for Djembe and West African drums, drumming and instrument advice and guidance
Ben has worked closely with the instrument makers since 1992 and travels regularly back and forth to meet and work with them. Ben knows the makers personally and Fair Trade has always been an important priority.
In the following photos you can see the skilled instrument makers who supply many of the instruments we use. You can follow the process of creating a Djembe from raw materials and see how the Xylophone is constructed.
Christopher Doozie’s Xylophone workshop in Mpe-Asem, Accra, Ghana.
The Late Louis Botchway and son Francis Botchway’s Drum workshop in Madina, Accra, Ghana.