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Yes...this instrument is for sale!!


*Any amount over $3,000

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I will contact you to discuss. 


  • Please, only serious offers.

  • Carefully read the specifications below and listen to the recordings of this instrument.

  • The purchaser of this marimba is responsible for taking delivery of this instrument upon payment.

  • the packaging/crating and shipping of the marimba.

  • Chris Banta will advise on the best and protective packaging method.

  • If your delivery location is in the Ventura or Los Angeles counties, I will deliver the marimba to you at no charge.

  • If you are in the area and would like to see/play this marimba in person, please contact me.


Thousand Oaks, CA - 2020

Instrument Specifications:

  • Melodic Percussion Instrument: "Marimba Sport"

  • Designer/Builder: Chris Banta

  • Year: 2021

  • Scale: 5-Tone (Pentatonic)

  • Pitch Std: A=440Hz

  • F-Major Scale: F-G-A-C-D / D-minor Scale: D-F-G-A-C

  • Number of Notes: 21

  • No. of Octaves: 5

  • Music Range: F1 to F5

  • Frequency Range: 43.65Hz to 698.46Hz

  • Playing Height: 34”

  • Body Width: 84-3/4”

  • Body Depth: 26”

  • Weight: 205 lbs.

  • Bars: Hard Maple

  • Finish: Black Semi-Gloss with Clear Coat

  • Resonators: Baltic Birch plywood

  • Outer Frame: Maple Plywood

  • Finish: Semi-Gloss Clearcoat, waterbase

  • Casters: 8" diameter hard rubber with locking brakes

  • Protective Bumpers on all corner

Unison Octaves - Chris Banta
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Scale - Chris Banta
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Improv - Chris Banta
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The Making of the MARIMBA SPORT

Chris performing on a Tenor and Bass Marimba Combo Rig

Video: Darrell Munyungo

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