Rake 'n' Scrape

Ripsaw Band on Providenciales

Ripsaw, the local style of music, has a beat which is clearly African influenced.

Another name for ripsaw music is ‘Rake ‘n’ Scrape’. The basic instruments used are the saw, the goatskin drum, the hand accordion, also known locally as the Concertina, hand made maracas and the acoustic guitar.

Music Sample of Ripsaw