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How to Play Djembe: West African Rhythms for Beginners with CD (Audio)

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Synopsis:

This book is a complete, step-by-step, user friendly course on how to play djembe. Right from the start, in addition to learning how to make all the basic strokes, you'll be learning interlocking parts for some of the most popular West African rhythms; Kuku, Djole, Kassa, Madan, Suku, Sunguru Bani and Thiba. After working through only a few lessons, you'll be able to put the parts together and strt playing these irresistible rhythms with your friends. The rhythms are written in simple charts, so no music reading is required. The CD that comes with the book gives you a chance to hear how each part sounds separately and how the parts for each rhythm fit together. It was recorded by Joh Camara, a master drummer from Bamako, Mali. Each rhythm lasts at least five minutes, so you'll have plenty of time to play along. And when John solos during the final three minutes of each track, you'll feel the thrill of playing your part along with an ensemble and lead drummer.

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ISBN:
9780963880147
Recorded:
Camara, Joh
Author:
Camara, Joh
Recorded by:
Camara, Joh
Recorded:
Camara, Joh
Author:
Dworsky, Alan
Author:
Sansby, Betsy
Publisher:
Dancing Hands Music
Location:
Minnetonka, MN
Subject:
Ethnic
Subject:
Instruction and study
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Instruction & Study
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Percussion
Subject:
Percussion music
Subject:
Drum
Subject:
Djembe
Subject:
Instruction & Study - General
Subject:
Music - Africa, West - Instruction and study
Subject:
Music-Percussion
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-90).
Series Volume:
1260
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
28 cm. +

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"Synopsis" by , This book is a complete, step-by-step, user friendly course on how to play djembe. Right from the start, in addition to learning how to make all the basic strokes, you'll be learning interlocking parts for some of the most popular West African rhythms; Kuku, Djole, Kassa, Madan, Suku, Sunguru Bani and Thiba. After working through only a few lessons, you'll be able to put the parts together and strt playing these irresistible rhythms with your friends. The rhythms are written in simple charts, so no music reading is required. The CD that comes with the book gives you a chance to hear how each part sounds separately and how the parts for each rhythm fit together. It was recorded by Joh Camara, a master drummer from Bamako, Mali. Each rhythm lasts at least five minutes, so you'll have plenty of time to play along. And when John solos during the final three minutes of each track, you'll feel the thrill of playing your part along with an ensemble and lead drummer.
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