A West African percussion instrument similar to a xylophone, consisting of wooden bars of varying lengths that are struck with mallets. Balafon music is characterized by its lively, upbeat rhythms and intricate melodies, often accompanied by other traditional instruments like djembe drums and kora harps. It is a popular genre throughout West Africa and has influenced many other styles of music around the world.

Artists in genre Balafon

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Playlists showcasing Balafon music

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