Kalimba Thumb Piano, Canteen Gourd

Robin Jay Music & Gifts


Originating from Africa, the kalimba is also known as the thumb piano, thumbdrum, or sansa. Our kalimba is well-made and pre-tuned. The canteen shape of the gourd body provides extra volume and resonance. Easy to play; the metal keys are numbered and the included songbook writes all the songs in a play-by-number method.
  • Round gourd body to amplify the sound, 6-8" wide
  • Solid wood top provides a sturdy base for the metal tines
  • 8 metal keys securely mounted on a metal bridge - Tuned to a standard diatonic scale
  • Soundhole in the top to provide amplification and resonance
  • Includes playing instructions and song booklet
  • Handmade in the USA