The sabar, which originated from the Serer people,[1] is a traditional drum from Senegal that is also played in the Gambia. It is generally played with one hand and one stick. Among its most renowned exponents was the Senegalese musician Doudou N'Diaye Rose.

Two Sabar drums from Senegal

Sabar is also recognized as the style of music played while using this drum.

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  1. ^ >Master of Sabar From the Sine-Saloum (two Serer precolonial kingdoms: Kingdom of Sine and Kingdom of Saloum. It originated from Sine and entered Saloum. Wolof migrants to Serer Saloum picked it up from their. See Mbalax.

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