The kanjira (khanjira) is an old percussion instrument that is very popular in South Indian classical performances. At one time, this small tambourine was a primary percussion instrument. Today it is a secondary percussion that is played with the mridangam.
The Remo Traditional Remo Kanjira (Khanjira) is Key-Tuned and features an Antique Veneer shell with a Skyndeep drumhead. The traditional Indian kanjira was made using skin of the now-endangered Monitor Lizard. Remo's synthetic Skyndeep lizard-graphic drumhead is an ecological tribute to the beauty of the Monitor Lizard. For this tunable kanjira, Remo attaches their Skyndeep lizard-graphic drumhead to an Acousticon shell with a 30-degree radial bearing edge. The frame is finished with a dark stain veneer, giving the drum an
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The John Bergamo Signature Series Kanjira by Remo is key-tuned using small hooks. Its counterhoop ring encircles a replaceable drumhead specially developed to create a warm, dark tone with minimal overtones. The frame of the Bergamo Signature Series drum comes in a natural wood veneer finish with a slit inside that holds a set of tambourine jingles. It is 7" in diameter with a 2" depth. John Bergamo was the coordinator of the percussion program at California Institute of the
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