The Djun Djun is a large
headed drum of West African origin. It is the largest of a
of three drums the Kinkini, and Songba being the two smaller ones,
available from LJP).
The Djun Djun is generally
bottom or pulse drum in an African ensemble. It has a deep tone
is usually accompanied by an attached bell to weave intricate rhythmic
The Djun Djun can be constructed of from either wood, (Glued slats or a hollow log ) or a metal drum. The heads are generally thick cow hide capable of withstanding many years of hard pounding.