The kalimba is modelled after the ancient African musical instrument called mbira. Whereas the mbira was originated in central and southern Africa around 1000BC. The varying styles of kalimba and mbira have endured for thousands of years and had numerous layouts, designs, and tunings.
As a result, this instrument produces a warm ethereal sound that feels "like nature in a box". And most importantly, the experience of playing the kalimba will truly help you to relax and unwind. This article talks about why the kalimba is an amazing instrument for everyone!
Need a little help on choosing the right kalimba? Here is a little kalimba buyer's guide made just for you.
Gecko kalimba has exquisite craft with excellent clear sound and touch. This 17 Key hollow-body kalimba is made of high-quality solid Koa. Koa has always been the most popular wood material for high-end musical instruments with its charming and unique patterns. It produces a warm yet rich sound, combine with this hollow design makes the ethereal tones lasting even longer.
There is no need for any musical background! Because all thenotes are engravedon the keys.
*GECKO has upgraded all their kalimba with engraved tines (see the main image).
To play, hold the instrument between the palms, then use your thumbs to pluck the keys. After that, choose an easy kalimba tab from your learning booklet or online, then pluck the corresponding tine according to the numbers on the tab. As a result, you will have a beautiful melody in no time!
This kalimba is pre-tuned in C. Therefore, and you can play it right away when you receive the order.
Free Learning Resource:
There is a free learning booklet within your order that can teach you all the basics.
Follow us on Facebook @littlekalimbashop, and we will upload kalimba tabs and mini-tutorials regularly.
Check this link for some simple yet sweet songs we made for beginners! (we will keep on updating more tabs)
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Learning booklet & instructions
Gecko Kalimba Hard Case
Enjoy a one-year warranty on all orders.
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Our friendly, outstanding customer service team will assist you in choosing the right model for you. That is to say, and whether you are a beginner or an experienced musician, we will do our best to help you find your favourite kalimba.
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I love my Kalimba, I need a lot more practice but it is not hard I just have to get the timing right. Highly recommended.
Arrived very quickly. Item as described. Sounds lovely.
Love the instrument and the service. Lovely people to deal with. The person who attended to me took a lot of time finding the Kalimba that was perfect for me. I heartily recommend this company.
I love this Kalimba has beautiful tones, a pleasure to learn on. Highly recommended. Great customer service, quick delivery.
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