Hugh Tracey Box Karimba + PU


Same notes as the African-tuned karimba, but mounted mounted on a treble box for louder volume and more expression. With electronic pickup.

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If you don't select, we'll ship "African A Tuning".  You can learn more about the alternative tunings on the karimba tuning page.
You can explicitly ask for blond or part blond wood on the alto kalimba.
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The traditional African karimba, box-mounted, with pickup.

The Hugh Tracey African Tuned Karimba in A – but mounted on a treble box for a louder sound and more expression. With electronic pickup. The notes on this one are thought to represent the original mbira created some 1300 years ago in southern Africa.

We don’t have sound clips of the Box Karimba + PU, please listen to these sound clips of the acoustic Box Karimba:

Box Karimba in A Minor

Box Karimba in G Major

You can learn more about the basic instrument at the “How to Play Karimba” Page.

Also available in several tunings: traditional African A; western A major; western A minor; G major (so it can be played with an Alto or Treble in G); or G minor (fits with Bb Treble).

Additional information

Weight 1.3 lbs
Dimensions 5.5 × 8 × 1.9 in



Mark Holdaway

Mark Holdaway

Mark Holdaway has been playing kalimba for over 30 years. He invented his kalimba tablature in 2004, and has been writing books and instructional materials for kalimba ever since. His business, Kalimba Magic, is based on the simple proposition that the kalimba is a real musical instrument capable of greatness. See answered questions.