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Cabasas

The cabasa is a African percussion instrument similar to a shekere. Traditional cabasa are constructed of a dried and hollowed out gourd with beads strung around the outer surface. Latin percussion invented the metal afuche cabasa which produces a metallic, rattling sound similar sound to that of a rattlesnake. The afuche cabasa is often used in Latin jazz and bossa nova pieces however is has also be know to be used in band and orchestral pieces. The cabasa is played by grasping the handle and shaking or twisting the wrist. Some drum kit players use a mounted cabasa. Because of its sound, the cabasa is frequently used in music therapy and especially with individuals with physical or neurological disabilities or those who have restricted movement.

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  • Percussion Workshop GAS3 baby African cabasa with shells
    Percussion Workshop GAS3 baby African cabasa with shells
     Product code: GAS3
    Made in Ghana this amazing instrument is made from a gourd with dozens of tiny Job's tear...
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  • Percussion Workshop African cabasa with shells
    Percussion Workshop African cabasa with shells
     Product code: GAS2
    Made in Ghana this amazing instrument is made from a gourd with dozens of Job's tear beads....
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  • Percussion Workshop IS12 beaded afuche de coco
    Percussion Workshop IS12 beaded afuche de coco
     Product code: IS12
    This bright instrument is held in the palm of the hand and rotated back and forth for a...
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  • Percussion Workshop small afuche cabasa in natural wood
    Percussion Workshop small afuche cabasa in natural wood
     Product code: MM222-VT
    Percussion Workshop mini afuche is a well constructed cabassa, deceptively loud and easy to...
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  • Percussion Workshop afuche cabasa in natural
    Percussion Workshop afuche cabasa in natural
     Product code: MM222-NT
    Similar to a Shekere or Gourd Cabasa the Afuche Cabasa was designed to create rhythmic scraping...
    Percussion Workshop afuche cabasa in natural
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  • Percussion Workshop MM222XL afuche cabasa in red
    Percussion Workshop MM222XL afuche cabasa in red
     Product code: MM222XL-RD
    MM222XL Large Afuche Cabasa 4.5" diameter, length 7.5". Rotate the beads against the metal...
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  • Percussion Workshop afuche cabasa in black
    Percussion Workshop afuche cabasa in black
     Product code: MM222-BK
    Similar to a Shekere or Gourd Cabasa the Afuche Cabasa was designed to create rhythmic scraping...
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    Percussion Workshop afuche cabasa in red
     Product code: MM222-RD
    Similar to a Shekere or Gourd Cabasa the Afuche Cabasa was designed to create rhythmic scraping...
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  • Percussion Workshop afuche cabasa in natural
    Percussion Workshop afuche cabasa in natural
     Product code: MM222XL-NT
    Similar to a Shekere or Gourd Cabasa the Afuche Cabasa was designed to create rhythmic scraping...
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  • Toca T2151G pro shekere
    Toca T2151G pro shekere
     Product code: T2151G
    The Toca T2151G Pro Shekere consists of a handmade fibreglass shell covered in fully...
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  • Toca small pro shekere
    Toca small pro shekere
     Product code: T2151S
    The Toca T2151S Pro Shekere consists of a handmade fibreglass shell covered in fully...
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