Djembe and Mande Music/Mande Cross Reference 
(last revision 08/27/02)
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NAME OF RHYTHM: Dennadon (Denadon,Dendon)

 
COUNTRY: From the Mandiana region in Guinea 
(Mamady Keita, Nankama)

 
OTHER NAMES:

 
REGIONAL/ETHNIC GROUPS: Malinke (Mamady Keita)

 
RELATED RHYTHMS: Mendiani - (see Mendiani Cross Reference page),
Lafe (4/4, source F. Konate) and Dendon (12/8, 
not Denadon, source Delmundo Keita, Guinean 
dununfola based in Holland). (from Yves Goulnik)

 
RECORDED EXAMPLES INCLUDE: (TR)aditional, (BA)llet, (MO)dern or (PO)p arrangement

PERFORMANCE CDS:
Nankama Mamady Keita fmd 195 Track 1 (TR)
Origins Murumba (Kalani) Track 1 (MO)
House of Roots Africa Sabou Njouma Track 5

PERFORMANCE CASSETTE:

PERFORMANCE VIDEO:

PERFORMANCE VINYL:

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO:
Rhythms Traditionnels du Mandingue Vol 2 Moyens - For intermediates Mamady Keita
 

INSTRUCTIONAL AUDIO:
West African Rhythms Sourcebook Vol 1 Martin Klabunde
Live Djembe: Traditional African Rhythms Daniel Genton

WRITTEN NOTATION SOURCES:
A Life For The Djembe: Traditional Rhythms of the Malinke Mamady Keita / Uschi Billmeier 
 
DRUM! magazineVol 5, #5 Paulo Mattioli
Folila Rhythm Catalog 
http://www.xs4all.nl/~kaztam/index.htm
Paul Janse
Wap Pages 
http://www.wappages.info
Paul Nas
JAV Percussion site 
http://users.pandora.be/jv/ritmes/rtmctl.htm
Jan Verhaert
West African Rhythms Sourcebook Vol 1  Martin Klabunde
Live Djembe: Traditional African Rhythms Daniel Genton
S.H.A.R.E.
www.djembe.net/share/index.htm


NOTE: Ordering information for all recordings is available at:

Instructional Books, Tapes, CDs, & Videos on Mande Style Drumming
Mande Style Djembe/Dunun Performance CDs
Mande Style Djembe/Dunun Performance Tapes
Mande Style Djembe/DununPerformance Videocassettes

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