Kalimba Gecko K17BA

Kalimba Gecko K17BA


Dare the Kalimba Gecko model K17BA in bamboo

This Kalimba is entirely made with a bamboo wooden body. The Gecko brand wanted to offer here an atypical Musical Instrument, but whose sounds caused by bamboo are very rewarding to discover. The 17 keys, very classic and affordable format, allow a wide audience to be able to appreciate such a Thumb Piano. This Kalimba Gecko model K17BA shines as much by its eccentricity as by its high quality.

Offered as a gift :

  • A fabric storage bag
  • A hard carrying case
  • A tuning hammer
  • An instruction booklet
  • A set of stickers to facilitate the memorization of the blades
  • A cleaning cloth


Hear the unique sounds of the Kalimba Gecko model K17BA



Escape with the sounds of the African continent

A historically folk musical instrument of the African Shona tribe, the Thumb Piano has rapidly spread throughout the African continent for thousands of years. It is then an instrument heavy with history which has been included since 2020 in the cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO. Acquiring a Thumb Piano is then a fantastic way to prevent this small object from falling into indifference while enjoying atypical sounds interpreted for more than a thousand years in Africa.



Choose a new method of relaxation

The new scientific analyzes happen to be completely categorical on this subject, Music has a highly advantageous influence on the brain of the human being. It works on the nerve cells in order to develop them and therefore has real therapeutic virtues. The Finger Piano , on the other hand, creates melodious and clear sounds which reinforces its ability to relax its user. With such a Musical Instrument in your possession, you will certainly benefit from each of the benefits brought by Music.



Master a whole range of melodies without difficulty

It is not for nothing that the Kalimba turns out to be designated as a Thumb Piano. Each of the steel blades of the Instrument tunes to a single note of Music as with the keyboard of an ordinary Piano. This will allow you, once you vibrate these blades, to perfectly create the desired note without the slightest fear of making a mistake. On the other hand, the Sanza proves to be a gift that is suitable for both adults and children who love its simplified use and which allows them to write and perform music very quickly.



Relax with a Health-Safe Instrument

Do you value your energy footprint? Same for us! Thus, as far as possible, all our Thumb Pianos turn out to be built on the basis of wood originating from forest areas managed in a sustainable way. What’s more, this wood is not treated with chemicals and any colors applied are of natural origin. A win-win exchange whose fact of offering you an ecological Instrument does not expose you to harmful products.



Bring exoticism into your daily life with this Kalimba Gecko model K17BA!


Technical characteristics of the Kalimba Gecko model K17BA

  • Type of instrument: Percussion – Idiophone – Lamellophone
  • Number of Blades, Keys or Notes: 17
  • Resonance box: Yes
  • Materials: Solid Bamboo Wood Body, High Quality Steel Slats
  • Dimensions: 18.5 x 13 x 3.5 centimeters
  • Key: C major


If bamboo is ultimately not a species of wood that interests you, remaining in the register of the Gecko brand, you should be seduced by the Kalimba Gecko MC-BL in maple wood as well as the Kalimba Gecko K17MBR which , is mahogany. You will then be spoiled for choice to select the wood that you like the most for your Thumb Piano.