All musical instruments are authentic professional instruments from West Africa.
The craftsmen who built them are descended from families who have produced the same artifacts for generations. They have mastered the techniques of selecting materials and building quality instruments through the years. Hear for yourself the unique sound that first echoed through Africa and now the world
The Sokko (in Malinke language) , called Nhenheru or Kalenden (in Peul language), and Koundi (in Soussou language), is most likely at the origin of the violon family of instruments.
It is composed of a calabash (gourd) recovered with lizard skin to act as a resonance chamber. It has strings made out of horsehairs.
The bow is also composed of horsehairs.
This instrument is played mainly by Peul, but also Malinke ethnic groups in Guinea.