Which kalimba to accompany your singing?

The kalimba is a delightful African instrument with a crystalline, melodious sound. What's more, it's relatively easy to learn and play. As a result, the kalimba has become an indispensable musical instrument for accompanying singing. But it's important to find the right kalimba for the music to be at its best.

Lucky for you, The Kalimba is the place to go to find the right kalimba. We offer a wide selection of models, materials, sizes and tones, to guarantee variety and unique music.

How to choose the right kalimba?

On The Kalimba, you'll find many criteria to consider when choosing the right kalimba. The most important is undoubtedly the material. Bone or wood kalimba are very popular because they offer portability and a rich sound, but metal on the other hand offers easier playability and a unique metallic sound.

In addition to the material, you also need to choose the right size. Kalimbas are available in standard and medium sizes, but you can also find larger and smaller models with larger or smaller keys respectively.

Finally, the key range is a determining factor. Standard-size kalimbas generally have a twelve-note range, which may be enough to play most songs. But if you want a wider variety of sounds, you may want to consider a larger model with more notes.

A few tips on how to find the best kalimba:

  • Choose metal keys if you want notes that are easier to play.
  • If you're looking for a variety of sounds and a unique metallic effect, try a metal kalimba.
  • Check the range of notes to see if it suits your playing style.
  • If you're looking for a bigger kalimba, opt for a larger model with more keys.
  • If you're a new player, choose a medium-sized model with more buttons.
  • Make sure the model you buy includes operating instructions to guide you.

With all these tips in mind, you should now be ready to choose your kalimba. With the many models available on The Kalimba, you're sure to find the right one! 🤩

Feel free to post comments if you have any questions or suggestions, and to visit our Kalimba blog to find out more about the kalimba. 🤩