Welcome to Wooden Roots.  Home of authentic, high quality hand made West African drums and percussion instruments. All drums are unique and have been hand picked by Wooden Roots for their professional quality and trueness. Each drum has been selected for the player in mind. From beginner to expert, Wooden Roots can cater to both your skill requirements and budgetary needs.  Wooden Roots creates peace of mind in selecting your authentic quality instrument.

Please browse over our current inventory. If you would like more information or would like to place an order please contact us.

Thanks and happy drumming!

Marcus Brown - Wooden Roots

Phone: 818.481.8884


Hand carved djembes for every skill level!

Wooden Roots offers djembe drums for every skill level from beginner to professional. All of our drums are hand carved by skilled craftsmen in West Africa. Whether you are looking to get started on a well-crafted starter djembe or you are a skilled drummer looking for that special instrument we can meet your needs.

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New Djembe Shipment

Exquisite & skillfully hand carved djembe drums from Guinea and Mali West Africa. Traditionally made from the finest quality woods such as Lengué, Haré & Acajou. These instruments sound truly amazing!

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Explore authentic West African music!

Give your event guests a party experience they’re certain to remember. We provide inspired West African musical entertainment for any event.     learn more ››

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