Mbira Sanza Kalimba

Mbira Sanza Kalimba


Delight yourself with a Mbira, Sanza or Kalimba

This curious and atypical Musical Instrument with a multitude of steel blades happens to be an Mbira. However, depending on the regions of Africa from which it comes, it appears that several names have been given to it such as, among others, the Sanza and the Kalimba. The model presented here has 17 keys tuned in C major with a lovely phoenix that has been engraved on the solid mahogany body of the Instrument. Thus, this legendary animal will accompany you when you interpret the hundreds of melodies available with this Mbira, Sanza or Kalimba .


Get an overview of the sounds of this Musical Instrument



Learn a plethora of uncomplicated tunes

Do you want to get beautiful songs as easily as possible using a Musical Instrument? Accordingly, decide on the Finger Piano . In this Musical Instrument, everything has been simplified to help you learn it. Each of the keys corresponds to a single musical note and the scores naturally tell you in what order you will have to press them. It is not necessary to learn the complicated symbols of music theory. You will play the pieces with ease and without false note.



Apply a new approach to relaxation

Recent scientific studies prove to be perfectly unambiguous on this subject, Music has a particularly beneficial effect on the brain of people. It acts on the neurons in order to stimulate them and has, as a result, serious therapeutic virtues. The Thumb Piano , for its part, delivers soft and pure sounds, which reinforces its ability to soothe its player. With such an Instrument in your possession, you will undoubtedly benefit from all the benefits provided by Music.



Complete a melodious getaway in the heart of Africa

A historically traditional musical instrument of the African Shona tribe, the Mbira quickly spread throughout the African continent thousands of years ago. It is then an Instrument loaded with legends which has been included since 2020 in the cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO. Owning a Finger Piano turns out to be a perfect way to prevent this little object from falling into oblivion while taking advantage of unique sounds interpreted for millennia in Africa.



Opt for a Sanza in raw wood for excellent quality

Are you paying attention to your energy footprint? Us too! Thus, as far as possible, all of our Kalimbas are made using selected wood from sustainably managed forests. In addition, this wood does not appear to be treated with toxic products and any paints applied are of natural origin. A win-win exchange whose fact of obtaining an instrument respectful of the environment does not expose you to harmful products.



Learn Music with this simple Instrument that is the Mbira, Sanza or Kalimba!



Technical characteristics of the Mbira, Sanza or Kalimba

  • Type of instrument: Percussion – Idiophone – Lamellophone
  • Number of Blades, Keys or Notes: 17
  • Resonance box: Yes
  • Materials: Solid mahogany body, high quality steel slats
  • Key: C major
  • Dimensions: 18 x 12.5 x 3.5 centimeters
  • Weight: 350 grams


Indulge yourself by choosing the style that suits you. Take a look at our model of Mbira, Kalimba or Sanza so you can compare all our Thumb Pianos. Otherwise, you might be interested in the Mbira for Jazz , which is mainly used accompanied by other musicians such as a saxophonist and a trumpeter.