The Djembe is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum from West Africa. The name derives from the phrase “Anke djé, anke bé”, “everyone gather together in peace” and defines the drum’s purpose. A Djembefola is an expert player. Here’s a better expainationi from African poet, Aremu Adams. It’s from the Spring issue ot 3rd Wednesday which will be in the mail to subscribers and contributors soon.