Tamboo Bamboo


Learn a traditional piece of music using tamboo bamboo and gain an understanding of the origin of Tamboo Bamboo. 

  • Develop an understanding of the history and heritage of Tamboo Bamboo
  • Gain an understanding of the origin of Tamboo Bamboo
  • Enhance rhythmic and improvisational skills
  • Develop listening skills
  • Develop number/counting skills
  • Develop coordination skills
  • Develop confidence
  • Develop team-working skills 

Tamboo comes from the French word “tambour” which means drum. The instrument was banned after it was feared that the drums were being used as a means of communication. Tamboo Bamboo made its first appearance at Carnival in 1891.