Didgeridoo #188


Upon finding this old weathered agave stalk I wondered if it could be salvaged. The wood spoke to me though and loved its variation in colors,  hard resonant walls,  tremendous bell, and challenge of making it. I’m happy that I didn’t pass it by as it metamorphosed into quite an impressive player. If you like deep bass frequencies and volume this this could be the didge for you.  Despite its size this one  takes hardly any breath and the back pressure is nice and strong even with its open bore. In addition to its awesome bass frequencies it has incredible vocal abilities. Vocals seem to be projected through a megaphone out that 8.5″ bell and traveling vocals with its great length creates such cool effects. It is very  responsive and is also easy to produce clear overtones. Typical with many of these Old Soul didges the wood has so much variation in color from many years in the desert. I don’t know what causes all the pigment changes in the agave but sure love the way time in the desert adds stories in the wood.  A beautiful piece and player!

 

Sold, Thanks Brant! in Santa Barbara, CA

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