We are dedicated to making and providing handmade quality instruments for music players all around the world.
The African lamellophones Kalimba/Nyunga
Meet the KalimbaShop team - Charlotte & Dingiswayo.
Dingiswayo Juma - Instrument builder,
Charlotte van der Post - Instrument bag maker and customer service. Also a songwriter, music performer and teacher. You can find her playing the bass drum, djembe, kalimba, piano, guitar, timpani or percussion. She has performed with various ensembles, orchestras, bands and performs and provides piano accompaniment for choirs, singers, and instrumentalists. Check out some of her music here.
Juma Instruments are
- 100% handcrafted and each instrument is unique
- fully tuned (440hz) and solidly build
- made of selected quality natural materials
- can be played with other instruments (marimba, guitar, piano etc.)
- professional traditional African thumb pianos
- suitable for studio recording and stage performance
Kalimba Shop is part of the company Juma Drums, African music services and instrument providers.
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We provide African drumming, mbira, kalimba and dance workshops and performances.
For more info visit our website www.jumadrums.com.
Services that Juma Drums offers:
- Interactive Drumming workshops for corporate team-building, private
- Djembe drums sales
- Drum Repair: Skin drum repair and customization services for djembe,
- African instrument lessons in mbira, kalimba,
Testimonials & Reviews
"Yesterday I received the kalimba and I'm delighted with it. It's
"I special ordered a 19 Key Kalimba in the Red Wood in a G Major. Even though it cost more it was well worth it. You can tell the quality of it by the weight and the craftsmanship of the instrument is second to none. The keys are well tuned and
"From initial contact with KALIMBAshop to holding this gorgeous instrument in my hands:
Thank you, Dingiswayo and Charlotte!" - Martina, August 2016
"Very nice! Wonderful
"Thank you" - Tangdai, March 2016
“Wonderful mbira, god bless you!!” - Deazofr (3), May 2015
“Received the mbira! Thanks again!” - GJ. Vad, October 2015
“Great instrument arrived quickly. Thank you!” -
“Today I received this kalimba. Very nice sound. I like it very much. Thank you!” - Flowerground2002, April 2015
“I have received my mbira in D major this morning. It’s beautiful, thank you.” - ZelitoDeliron, July 2015
“Thank you; nice