These didgeridoos are the oldest strongest agaves that have survived many years in the desert through extreme conditions. My personal collection is comprised mainly of these didges. They have great character with many small cracks and bug holes which are filled from the inside but retain their character on the outside.
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- Key: D
- Length: 61″
- Bell: 7.5″
- Mouthpiece: Wenge, Satinwood, Beli, Walnut: 1.25″
- Backpressure: Strong
- Wall thickness: Thick to thin at bell
- First and Second overtones: F#, C#
When I first played this one it felt electrified. With the really dense thick wood that tapers to a thinner bell it acts almost as a built in amplifier. It is always a treat to find these dense agaves that taper this way. This one can play explosive and loud rhythms and seems to want to race right out of the gate. Its is sprinter that also needs to rest and play some laid back soundscapes too but then wants to race pretty quickly there after. Wobblers out there will love this one. The wood has so much variation and the mouthpiece adds a nice touch to this beautiful piece. A really fascinating didge that I haven’t explored enough and whoever it goes to will find some amazing capabilities that I haven’t touched on yet.
- Key: E/F
- Length: 53″
- Bell: 6.25″
- Mouthpiece: Padauk, Sapele- 1.25″
- Wall thickness: Medium
- Backpressure: Medium
- First and Seond Overtones: G, D#
This fiery higher key didgeridoo has a full bassy drone and lots of volume. This one seems to want to play with real pace right off the bat and has a ton of vocal abliities. I have always loved higher notes like this when I really want to play fast and more dance like rhythms and great playing with drums as they seem to cut through and have the volume to be heard. Nice portable size as well and very lightweight being a great traveller and hiking didgeridoo.
- Key: E/F
- Length: 64″
- Bell: 6.5″
- Mouthpiece: Cherry, Sapele- 1.25″
- Wall Thickness: Medium
- Backpressure Strong
- First and Second Overtones: G#, D#
This one was built for speed and volume with its fast taper and big bell. With higher notes I often want to just play quick rhythms but this one also encourages me to play in an ambient slower style as well. Great for playing with other instruments especially drummers when no mic is available as it will cut through with its higher note and volume. Really nice loud vocals and clear overtones accent the rich drone. The shape of this one is also so great and sits well when played. With its size and lightweight this one would be great to take out and play in nature as well.