Udu Drums


The name Udu is derived from the African Ibo tribal language, meaning pottery. Below are two examples hand-crafted by Lorna Trigg.

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Great sound played with didges, frame drums, flutes or other folk instruments. Click to hear Lorna play the clay Udu drum with goat-skin head:

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Double spout clay vessel drum. Played by alternating palm strikes over the opening of spouts, resulting in a low, water popping sound. Also drummed on the body.

Udu left: Carved mythical design. 12″ H x 11″ W (image is representative as each drum is uniquely created.)

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Udu right: A Tree of Life design udu with goat skin head is two drums in one – Double spout clay vessel drum, played by alternating palm strikes over the opening of spouts, resulting in a low, water popping sound. Also drummed on the head or body of vessel.

This head style and size will give you a doumbek sound. Size: 9″ H x 11″ W. (image is representative as each drum is uniquely created.)

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Udu drum mythical design
Udu Drum - Mythical design
Double spout clay vessel drum. Played by alternating palm strikes over the opening of spouts, resulting in a low, water popping sound. Also drummed on the body. Carved mythical design. 12 in H x 11 in W

Custom Orders require 6-8 weeks - please email or call.

$220.00
Udu drum mythical design
Udu Drum - Tree of Life design
Tree of Life design udu with goat skin head is two drums in one - Double spout clay vessel drum, played by alternating palm strikes over the opening of spouts, resulting in a low, water popping sound. Also drummed on the head or body of vessel. The head style and size will give you a doumbek sound. 9 in H x 11 in W

Custom Orders require 6-8 weeks - please email or call.

$185.00