View Full Version : Hugh Tracey Kalimba ! Any Kalimba, karimba, Mbira, sansula, etc. lovers around?

07-26-2014, 06:13 AM
My instrument of choice is actually the Hugh Tracey Alto Kalimba (With a pick-up) I first saw a tourist gourd kalimba in a Eugene, OR music shop as a child and was instantly captivated . I found out that they were made as professional quality instruments and the rest is history!

Anyone else like this family of instruments? (lamellephone)
I noticed that I have a preoccupation with more portable instruments that I can walk around while playing. Or fit in a backpack.

07-26-2014, 12:26 PM
check out Colorado Soundscapes. They make a Kalimba that must be the cream of the crop--at least that's what I think of mine!!!!

07-27-2014, 03:47 PM
Have a few Kalimbas I want to build on my "to do" list.........it's a very long one. One on a cigar box, the other on a soprano uke body using a C.B. Gitty hardware kit. I also want to put a piezo pickup in them.