Ahoom's Xylophones are made in West Africa, Ghana to be precise.
The xylophones or ‘Gyile’ in Dagarti are from the North West of Ghana. They are also known as ‘Balafon’ and ‘Marimba’. The xylophonist is also a vocalist, playing on their own or with flute or drum. xylophones are used at funerals, festivals and celebrations providing both melody and rhythm.
The pentatonic scale C D E G A is traditionally used although Western tuned xylophones are also available.