The History of the Kalimba

By adminalight | February 18, 2020

The kalimba (or thumb piano) is a modern take on the African mbira variety of instruments. It was popularized internationally in the 1960’s by a man named Hugh Tracey. Hugh Tracey was an English ethnomusicologist who traveled to Rhodesisa (now known as Zimbabwe) to help his brother run a tobacco farm. While in Rhodesia, he […]

Christmas Sale

By pwsadmin | November 28, 2018

10% off sale! Take advantage of our sale and give the gift of Music Made Simple with one of our unique handcrafted thumb pianos! You and your loved ones are sure to appreciate our outstanding craftsmanship that is put in to each instrument. We craft each piece in house to ensure the end product will […]

natural wood we use to make kalimbas


By pwsadmin | December 28, 2017

Welcome to Mountain Melodies new website! We hope our customers have a great experience here, whether shopping, browsing, checking out our gallery, blog or videos!