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The Cumbus (Cümbüş in Turkish) is fretless with an adjustable neck, allowing the player to change the angle of the neck to its strings easily. As the neck is detachable, it is one of the easiest Arabic instruments to transport around. Read more...


The Cumbus Family

The family business that started as a weird but good idea, has developed with the greetings of Ataturk to one of today's most popular ethnic instruments. The beauty of Cumbus is the idea that you can replace each part of the instrument individually. We are featuring the best selling instrument from Cumbus Workshop in Istanbul, including Cumbus Oud, Cumbus Saz, Cumbus (jura) and Cumbus Tanbur. Most of the models here were designed by us and produced in the workshop. The story of the Cumbus family - Read more

Cumbus Instrument

The Cumbus is a fascinating Turkish stringed instrument that is at times compared to the Oud. The Cumbus is shaped like an American banjo and is certainly a lot of fun to play! If you are searching for your first ever Cumbus, or for an upgrade, you’ve come to the right place. Here you will find an exclusive selection and designs of Cumbus for highly competitive prices.

The Cumbus is fretless with an adjustable neck, allowing the player to change the angle of the neck to its strings easily. As the neck is detachable, it is one of the easiest Arabic instruments to transport around, making it perfect for a touring musician! Depending on the materials used to make the Cumbus, it can produce a variety of sounds. This fascinating instrument really became famous in the 40s and 50s in Istanbul and is still widely popular among Arabic musicians today. The original Cumbus from Istanbul is a wonderful instrument to begin playing on and to learn more about Middle Eastern music.

The range of Cumbus instruments on sale on this page has been built with top quality instruments and tested by professional Cumbus players. If you are searching for the perfect Cumbus to enhance your performances, or to simply begin learning on, then we are sure you will find the right fit here on this page. The range of instruments to choose from on this page will insure that there is a choice for everyone and their budget here. Perhaps you are searching for a Cumbus with a unique design or engraving on the body of the instrument. We have that for you too. Each of the instruments you will find will have their own design and pattern on the body, so you can really stand out from the crowd.

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