[EASY] How to Tune a Kalimba Properly (Tools, Tips & Scales)

[EASY] How to Tune a Kalimba Properly (Tools, Tips & Scales)

Keeping your Kalimba in tune is the single most important thing you can do to continue enjoying to play your instrument and to maintain motivation to practice and improve your technique. There are two ways to look at Kalimba Tuning. To ‘Tune a Kalimba’ is adjusting each tine individually to a specific pitch so the…

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Kalimba Tines Information (How Many, Material, Spacing)

Kalimba Tines Information (How Many, Material, Spacing)

If you ever had a question about Kalimba tines, the chances are I have asked it too. Arguably the most important part of a thumb piano, Kalimba tines are far more important than the level of information available in the public domain. To address that, I have researched the most frequently asked questions about kalimba…

[Guide] Which Kalimba? – Buying Tips you Need to Know – Money Saving

This Kalimba Buying Guide is going to help you save money with some tips you need to know before you make your final buying choice. Before you order your first Kalimba instrument consider these money-saving tips essential to prevent you from spending more than you need and from having to replace a bad kalimba that…

STOP: Why is My Kalimba Buzzing? (How to Fix a Buzzing Kalimba)

You’ve begun to improve your Kalimba playing and things are beginning to sound sweet, but all of a sudden a buzzing sound has introduced itself. The Buzz is distracting at best, and ruining your Kalimba playing at worst. So what is causing the Buzz on your Kalimba and how can it be fixed? Kalimba buzzing…

How to get started playing Kalimba really well (Thumb Piano)

How to get started playing Kalimba really well (Thumb Piano)

The journey from being an untrained rookie to being the undisputed master of anything is always one of the weirdest and most difficult paths out there. The Kalimba, or thumb piano, is one of those instruments that people pick up because it’s easy to learn. However, you may be wondering how to play Kalimba. Start…

(Did you know?) Percussion instruments have this in common

Percussion instruments are part of the wonderful world of music that is both amazing, but exceedingly confusing if you are still learning. Unlike other instruments like a brass tuba or stringed pieces of wood, many people tend to forget the importance of having them. Assuming that they are only there to add some color, many…