Kanjiras

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.

Kanjira with Goatskin Head

Kanjira with Fishskin
Kanjira with Fishskin
This Kanjira with Goatskin Head is made from a solid piece of Egyptian sycomore (Ficus sycomorus) with a goatskin head and 1 brass cymbal set. The frame is about 6.25 inches in diameter and 3.5 inches in height. It comes in a nylon case. The traditional Indian kanjira is made with lizard-skin, but for conservation reasons and increased accessibility, this kanjira features a goatskin head. If you are right handed, hold the kanjira in your left hand. The head is More Info »
Price: $33.90$31.00
by Barry

Remo Traditional Kanjira

Remo Traditional Kanjira, Antique finish, 7-inch,Tunable
Remo Traditional Kanjira, Antique finish, 7-inch,Tunable
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 More Info »
Price: $163.30$99.00
by Barry

Remo John Bergamo Signature Kanjira

John Bergamo Key-Tuned Kanjira by Remo
John Bergamo key-tuned Kanjira by Remo
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 More Info »
Price: $120.00$72.00
by Barry