The Kalimba, or Thumb Piano (it goes by several names), is a wonderful sounding melodic instrument with professional features. Solid construction, plated steel keys plus an ergonomic shape, makes the Meinl Solid Kalimba the go to for your performance and recording needs. This Kalimba is designed for comfort and an even, clear tone. The 5, 7, or 9 wide steel nibs are uniquely formed to disperse the pressure on your fingertips and are individually tunable. The end result is an exceptionally comfortable Kalimba thumb piano with an incredible clear sound.