Leon Mobley
Our Signature Series Djembe, designed with Leon Mobley, feature Designer’s Touch Finishes by Remo


REMO’S key-tuned djembe has had great success as the most user friendly djembe in the world. With features like portability, tunability, durability, and playability it’s no wonder why it is the choice for thousands and thousands of professional and recreational drummers for years. This beautifully designed drum exemplifies Leon Mobley’s passion for playing the djembe drums as well as his deep rooted respect and devotion for the traditions of his ancestors from Africa. Leon Mobley’s believes in Unity, Peace and Passion for playing the djembe drum and shares his joy with the world whether on stage with Ben Harper or in a drum circle.

The new Leon Mobley fabric finish is designed by REMO’S top graphic artists using state of the art equipment and technologies while working closely with Leon’s vision and inspiration. The Leon Mobley finish is one of the new fabric finishes in REMO’S DESIGNER’S TOUCH graphic arts line. Designer’s Touch Finishes by Remo Featuring original designs created by our own graphic artists, the Designer's Touch finishes use state-of-the-art technology to transfer artwork directly onto fabric. This process enables us to create unique graphics on our instruments with incredibly rich, vibrant and durable imagery.

The Adinkra symbols represent popular proverbs and maxims, record historical events, express particular attitudes or behavior, or concepts uniquely related to abstract shapes. The Adinkra symbols are found on several traditional cloths produced in Ghana, Africa. Another well known cloth is the Kinte Cloth.

Donno ntoaso: (Duno-n-toa-so)
United action, alertness, praise & good will
dono=a drum
ntoaso=follow up or carry on
dono ntoaso=double drum

Gye nyame: (Sje-n-ya-me)
Reflects God’s power over all of his creation.
Gye – except
nyame – God

Bi nka bi: (Be-n-ca-be)
He who does wrong is wrong himself. Peace, harmony.

Nkonsonkonson: (corn-song-corn-song)
A chain, or a link - represents unity, responsibility, brotherhood
and interdependence.

Sankofa: (san-ko-fa)
A symbol of wisdom, learning from the past for the future.
San – to return (retrace one’s steps, return to their roots)
ko – to go
fa – to take, to seize

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