- The double headed Batas are based upon ancient African designs and feature naturally finished 100% Thai Oak shells for great tone.
- Chrome plated conga style tuning brackets with extra strength claws and traditional rims, provide excellent tuning features. These prized ceremonial drums offer a great, warm, traditional tone.
- The smaller head of the Bata sounds similar to a Bongo, while the larger head has a Conga type sound. Both drums are played together to create endless rhy1hmic patterns. Elite Batas are available in 3 sizes.
Bata drums originated in Nigeria over 500 years ago and were primarily used for religious purposes. The drums were introduced into Cuba by slaves in the 1820's. Pearl Batas are modeled after an ancient Cuban design and feature naturally finished 100% Thai Oak shells for outstanding and authentic tone. Polished steel traditional rims offer excellent tuning integrity and ease of tuning. These prized ceremonial drums have an hourglass shape and produce a great, warm tone similar to a bongo-like sound on the high drum and a djembe-like tone on the large drum.
Bata Drum, Large (Iya) from Pearl is 100% original and brand new. We, at Melody House take pride in our after sales service and support. For further details on the Bata Drum, Large (Iya), Pearl, simply write to us to consult an expert or order online and we will take care of the rest. Happy Shopping!
||27" tall, 7.5" & 12.5" head diameter
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