Joel and Heidi of Matica build d'jembes and other wooden drums starting with ecologically-harvested logs. They carve drums by hand using a chisel and do orginal and custom designs. Matica also sells eco slat-style djun djuns and oil drum djun djuns.
DRUM REPAIR is also available. Drum Doctor Joel Melendez. Highly regarded for fixing d'jembes and other skin drums. A complete overhaul or a just tuning- whatever your drum needs
Heidi and Joel brought an engaging cultural presentation to our library, incorporating the beautiful sounds and textures of their instruments. They heightened our understanding of the purposes behind the music created around the globe.