The rhythm of the Merengue has its roots in the Dominican Republic where the use of a Tambora drum is essential in creating this style of music. It is traditionally played with the drum sitting on the lap, and struck with a beater on one side, and the bare hand on the other side of the drum.
Rubber Wood (Hevea brasiliensis Muell.-Arg.)
True Skin Buffalo Heads
Black powder coated hardware
AB-M = African Brown