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Adopt a Drum: Practicing Rhythm

Rhythm is one of the most fundamental musical elements, in my opinion, one of the most important and most powerful. Unless we’re a drummer, our focus on rhythm often is overshadowed by other demands of the instrument or voice: tone production, fingering, intonation, and a host of other important things to think about. 454 more words

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Djembe African Hand Drum Tuning

Something that we aren’t going to cover at Red Wing is percussion.  However, I have had a long interest in hand drums and djembes in particular.   807 more words

SEALED WITH A STAMP OF WHITE PRIVELLAGE-MORE THAN JUST THE HEADDRESS.

 I want to thank the authors and sharers of various articles currently circulating regarding the banning of Native American headdress at festivals, and the general disrespect, which the inappropriate use of this headdress implies. 863 more words

Drum Power! Back to the Beat.....

Drumming is a language that brings people together through a heart, mind and body connection. Drumming reaches beyond cultures and generations of belief systems cutting straight to the heart of the oldest medium of communication known to man – music! 616 more words

Music Therapy Research

heartbeat of evening

He who cannot dance will say: “The drum is bad” - African Proverb

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West African Drumming Class with M'bemba Bangoura

M’bemba led us through the Sinte rhythm. In this recording we played the first and third djembe parts with Matt Young on Dunduns and occasional solos from M’bemba. 18 more words

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