Sylla Music

ABOU SYLLA | Master Percussionist | Austin

Djembe build & repair

Djembe build & repair

Balafon

Abou comes from a long line of Sousou balafon players and began his study of the instrument at the age of ten. He is an expert balafon craftsman, handcrafting his balafons using traditional techniques and materials.

If you're interested in purchasing an instrument, email syllamusic@gmail.com.

Balafon


Djembe

As a Master Drummer with over twenty years of experience, Abou plays, builds and repairs djembes.

If you have a djembe that needs to be repaired, or if you're interested in purchasing a djembe, email syllamusic@gmail.com.

Transient

Kora

Although Abou does not play the kora, he knows many West African musicians and instrument makers and can help you make connections to find an authentic, musician-grade kora.

Kora

Kora

Other traditional instruments

Krin

Krin

Bote

Bote

Doundoun

Doundoun