The djembe drum is an African drum made from wood, and from the sretched hide of a goat. The best wood for djembe drums, is from indigenous trees to west Africa - lengeh, gwany and eroko.

The best goat hide, is from goats that are indigenous to the countries of Ethiopia, Eretria, Mali, and the Sudan. The drums are hand made in Africa, by professional African drum makers in Ghana, Mali, and on the Ivory Coast.

The sound that is produced from the djembe drum, is a full, base oriented, rich sound, that most people, when they hear it, find very pleasant.