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Djembe, or Darbuka (doumbek)

I had a question, what is great for beginners. Darbuka (also known as doumbek), or Djembe.

I think on typical famous goblet drums on musical instrument market. 101 more words


My name is Karenna, and I’m a drum-aholic. I’m not ashamed or proud of that. It’s simply something that is. And as I begin my eighth year of playing the djembe drum, here’s some of what I know: 877 more words

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20 (and 84)/100 - Circle/Skin

Our fair trade, handcrafted djembe has toured America since it made the trip here from West Africa. Sadly, its tour was not a musical one but for a brief visit with our farmer friend, Michael, in western South Dakota. 292 more words

The Drum

Have you ever wondered why the DRUM is a very important symbol is most African cultures? Here is why…

African drums hold a special place in the history of Africa. 243 more words

#poetry from 1998 - Drum, Beat, Dance

Drum, Beat, Dance

From the heart, by the hands –

the sweet music flows.

Sounds that came from a place

inside you that you didn’t know… 48 more words


Surprise West African Drumming Workshop with Sayon! November 4+5

Back by request!

Don’t fret if you missed Sayon’s last workshop in Maine because of the Columbus Day weekend.

Or, maybe you simply can’t get enough of his fabulous teaching… 52 more words


Halloween Capers

and Random Acts of Kindness

I’ve been taking a Community Ed class at East High here in Salt Lake. Quinn decided on a break from teaching djembe , and I needed focus and music in my life. 188 more words

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