HAPI Drum Slim Hand Steel Tongue Drum, A Akebono, Includes Carrying Bag

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The HAPI Slim Drum has a sleek design and can be carried with one hand. You won't think twice about taking it with you. It has a powerful and full bodied sound. HAPI's eight note tongue layout adds harmonic tones to each note when played. The bottom port lets the sound out to fill the room. Isolating rubber feet located on the bottom of the drum allow it to be set on any surface for play. The Slim comes in a variety of scale choices and is available in black. The HAPI Slim also has a mic port so you can install a microphone in it. Perfect for studio recording!

Mallets are included!

Pentatonic Scales (a musical scale with five notes per octave):
  • A Akebono (A3, B3, C4, E4, F4, A4, B4, C5)

How was the HAPI Drum created?
Hapi Drum is owned and operated by partners Grahm Doe and Tricia Kelly. Their passion for steel instruments began with the purchase of their first Hang. The beautiful sound of steel captivated and inspired them. With their previous experience creating musical instruments (didgeridoos), they began experimenting with steel. They discovered Dennis Havlena and his research on using steel tongues to create a similar kind of sound. Inspired by his proof of concept they set out on a prototyping journey. They began to experiment with tongue shapes, drum body sizes, sound ports, dampening materials, and different steel types. After months of work they had their first design, the HAPI Origin. Since then their product line has expanded to include the HAPI Mini, Slim, Bell and UFO Models.