The aslatua (ah-slah-too-uh) or aslato is a simple but fun instrument which is played by swinging and shaking the gourds in your hands. The gourds are dried, hollowed and filled with pebbles then connected with a string. They come in pairs which we match on length of string and gourd size.


2019 Akwaaba African Drumming, Art and Craft

Perth, Western Australia