Aglory Sekere musical instrument, a West African percussion instrument

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Aglory Sekere musical instrument, a West African percussion instrument, Beaded Maracas, Durable plastic shell and wooden handle, Produces a wonderful, full maraca sound, popular music styles.

The sekere is a West African percussion instrument consisting of a dried gourd with beads or cowries woven into a net covering the gourd. The Sekere originated in a tribe in Nigeria called the Yoruba. The instrument is common in West African and Latin American folkloric traditions as well as some of the popular music styles. In performance it is shaken and/or hit against the hands.

The sekere is made from vine gourds that grow on the ground. The shape of the gourd determines the sound of the instrument. A sekere is made by drying the gourd for several months then removing the pulp and seeds. After it is scrubbed, skillful bead work is added as well as Color.

The sekere is a West African percussion instrument consisting of a dried gourd with beads or cowries woven into a net covering the gourd. Produces a wonderful, full maraca sound. Full, bright sounds that are ideal for live music. Durable plastic shells and wooden handles. Adjustable Bead Netting. Amazingly musical while being extremely player-friendly. Ergonomic wood handle makes it easy to hold and play.”

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