Djembe and Mande Music/Mande Cross Reference 
(last revision 08/18/2003)
 
 
NAME OF RHYTHM: Dunumba, Dununba, Dounumba

 
COUNTRY: Hamanah (a canton in the Kouroussa Prefecture, 
Upper Guinea)

 
OTHER NAMES:  The following are names of different rhythms 
commonly considered part of the family of rhythms 
known as Dununba:
Bada Balan-sonde
Bando Djei Bandogialli
Bolo Konondo Demosoni Kelen
Dunun Gbe (Doundoumbe) Donaba
G'badani Gberedu
Gbunkundo Kadan
Konowule(n) (1 and 2) Koudindoundoun
Kuraba Don M'Fa Kaba
Nantalomba Taama
Takosaba Takonani

 
REGIONAL/ETHNIC GROUPS: Mande

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

PERFORMANCE CDS:
Walla Walla Ibro Konate LC 6027 Tr. 5 Takonani
Tr. 10 Konde
Voices of Africa Alpha Camara(various) 21 014 2 Tr. 4 Doumdoum-ba
Djembe 2 Djembe 2/Famoudou Konate 82988-2 Tr. 7 Doundoumba
Hamanah Mamady Keita fmd 211 Tr. 1 DununGbe
Tr.  2 Konowule 1
Tr. 3 Takosaba
Tr. 4 Donaba
Tr. 5 Kuraba Don
Tr. 6 Gbunkundo
Tr. 7 Bolo Konondo
Tr. 8 Gberedu/Beridu I
Tr. 9 Taama
Tr. 10 Konowulen II
Tr. 11 Takonani
Tr. 12 Demosoni Kelen
Wassolon Mamady Keita fmd 159 Tr. 9 Gberedu/Beridu II
Nankama Mamady Keita fmd 195 Tr. 7 Kadan, Bo lo Konondo
Mogobalu Mamady Keita fmd 205 Tr.A7
Tr.B4
Bando Djei 
Nantalomba
Rhythmen Der Malinke Famoudou Konate CD 18 Tr.12 
Tr.13 
Tr.14 
Tr.15 
Tr. 16
Dununbe/Bada 
Bandogialli 
Bolokonondo 
Balan-sonde 
Takosaba
Guinea: Malinke Rhythms and Songs Famoudou Konate 92727-2 Tr. 4 Kadan
Djembe 2  Djembe 2/Famoudou Konate 82988-2 Tr. 7 (TR)
Percussions De Guinee 82501-2 Tr. 9 
Tr.13 
Tr. 4
Donaba 
Takonani 
Doundoumbe
Les Ballet Africans 82513-2 Tr. 4 Doundoungbe 
Taccossaba 
Koudindoundoun
Karamba Dinke Mohamed Diaby 003 Tr. 9 Takosaba 
Bolokonondo
Diya Les Merveilles MC-1 Tr.11 
Tr. 12
Doundoun Ba 
Kadan
Rhythms of the World Akiwowo Tr. 3 Bolokonondo 
Djembe Percussions D'Afrique 82976-2 Tr. 1 Doundoumbe
Wonbere Lamine "Dibo" Camara Tr. 9 Taama, Takosaba, Bolokonondo
Percussions & Music Nimba 111001 Tr. 7 Doundoumba
Mandeng Djeli Lansana Kouyate 002 Tr. 9 Doun-Dounba
Abdoul Doumbia Abdoul Doumbia 1001 Tr. 8 Dou Nou Ba
Kassoum Diarra Kassama Percussions 65170 Tr. 7 Dundumba
Grand Masters Adama Drame B6126 Tr. 3 Doumdoumba
Live Africa Djole CD 1 Tr. 2 Doundoumba
Drums of Goree 65104 Tr. 8 Doundoumba
Mandiani Drum & Dance Sunkett 9826 Doundoumba
Percussions Mandingues V2 Adama Drame 65122 Tr. 2 Dou Doumba
Music of the Djimbe Obayanna Olumide Tr. 8 Dundounba
Balafons and African Drums Koko Du Burkina Faso 65101 Tr. 7 Doundoumba
Kendigo Kendigo 2026 Tr. 9 Amana
Cano Louis Ewande 017 Tr. 3 Affaire d'hommes
Les Tambours Du Mali Mamadou Kane 65132 Tr. 10 Creation
Percussion Collective Stephan Rigert Tr. 4 Doundoumba
MOVE Stephan Rigert 666666+2 Tr. 6 Doundoumba
Live in Africa Argile Tr. 7 Dundumba
Stick Together Les Zoulousains Tr. 2 Doundounba
Heartbeat Ayo Nelson Homiah Tr. 5 Doundounba
Djembe Percussions D'Afrique 82976-2 Tr. 8e Dununba
House of Roots Africa Sabou Njouma Tr. 4 Sankaranba Doundoun
Bamako-Foli Jakite-Dunbia-Kuyate-Samake (Rainer Polak Prod.) Tr. 14 (Dununba)
Le Djembe Ya MBaye/Assane MBaye Tr. 3
N'Koke Le Groupe de Mansa Camio CD 981 Tr. 6 Kon, Takosaba, Bolokonondo, G'Bada
Tr. 8  Konoule
African Drums Mamady Ijalit Keita 501502 Tr. 4 Doudounba
Djembe Tigui           Sekou "Cobra" Camara  SLC9605-2 Tr. 2  Doudoumba
Tr. 7 Kadan
Djembe and African Drums Various (Dunduba is performed by Ensemble Tahirou Djembe) Tr. #1
 
Dunduba
 
Dundunba: La Danse des Hommes Forts Le Groupe de Mansa Camio/
Baro
Coming of Age ROPBD Bomani Drummers Dunungbe/Konowulen
Wongai Youssouf Koumbassa Tr.15, 16
Skin & Bone                       Inanna  Tr. 2 Kadan
Lanyi Merveilles Hahill Tr. 11
Mamady Lee             Mamady Keita fmd 221 Tr. 3 (Dunungbe)
Mamady Lee           Mamady Keita  fmd 221 Tr. 8  (Gbandon)

Yonmilabanlo                    

Tamani Tr. 4  Bolokonondo and Kadan

Africa - Tribal  Drums and Rhythms

Various Tr. 1 
Saboule Moyala N'Wolobalou Kobarika Billy Nankouma Konate        
Tr. 4
Bara 
Percussions et Chants de Guinee

PERFORMANCE CASSETTE:
Djembe Rhythmen Teil 1 Abdoulaye M'Bengue
Tribute First Circle Kadan, Bolokonondo
Senkola Ibro Konate Konowulen
Doundoun Diara Africa Sabu Njouma Doundoumbe
Festmusik Aus Mali Dununba
Traditional Rhythms Abdoulaye Sylla Doudounba
Mandiani Drum & Dance Mark Sunkett Doundoumba
Drums of Fire Paulo Mattioli Doun Doum Ba
Come Drum! Fadouba Oulare Doundounba  Tr. 2, 6
Djembe Rhythmen aus Guinea mit Famoudou Konate Takonani, Konoule, Croabadon

 PERFORMANCE VIDEO:
Mandiani Drum & Dance Mark Sunkett Doudoumba
Les Ballets Africains at the United Nations 1967 Les Ballets Africains
Les Ballet Bagata Youssouf Koumbassa Doudoumba

PERFORMANCE VINYL:

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO:
Le Djembe 1 Abdoulaye Mbaye dit Ya Dundunba
W. African Djembe Drumming Paulo Mattioli Doundoumba
African Beats Kalani Doudoumba
Show Me The Rhythms for Jembe 
Vol 1
Kalani Dununba
Show Me The Rhythms for Dunun Kalani Dununba
Let's Go Wongai! (Vol 2) Youssouf Koumbassa (Dance Instruction)
"Rhythms Traditionnels" series - "AvancÚs"         Mamady Keita   (Dunungbe)

INSTRUCTIONAL AUDIO:
A Life For The Djembe: Traditional Rhythms of the Malinke Mamady Keita / Uschi Billmeier  Dundunbe 
Dunun Rhythms 1 Mabiba Baegne Beridu II
Le Tambour Djembe Serge Blanc Bando
Konowule

Djembe Rhythmen Vol 2

Kissima Diabate
Djembe Workshop Stephan Rigert
Play Me The Rhythms for Jembe Kalani Dununba
African Drum Rhythms Study Guide Lennart Hallstom Doundoumba
West Afrikaanse Percussie  Ponda O'Bryan Konowulen
Show me the Rhythms! 
for the Jembe  vol 1 
http://www.drumlesson.com
Kalani Dundunba

Djembe Rhythmen Vol 2         

Kissima Diabate  Takosabar, Konowulen 1 and 2, Dunungbe
Play-Along Series             Michael Markus
Djembe-Percussion aus Westafrika         Ibro Konate & Sylvia Franke (Kadan)

WRITTEN NOTATION SOURCES:
A Life For The Djembe: Traditional Rhythms of the 
Malinke 
Mamady Keita / Uschi Billmeier  Dundunbe 
Donaba 
Konowulen 1 Nantalomba Kurabadon 
Takosaba
DRUM!   Vol 9, #3  May-June 2000 Paulo Mattioli Doundoumba
Hamanah CD linernotes Mamady Keita Dunun Gbe 
Bolo Konondo 
Takosaba
Mogobalu liner notes Mamady Keita Nantalomba
Le Tambour Djembe Serge Blanc Bando
Konowule
African Beats Kalani Doudoumba
Mandiani Drum & Dance M. Sunkett
Show Me The Rhythms for Jembe Vol 1 Kalani Dununba
Show Me The Rhythms for Dunun Kalani Dununba
Show me the Rhythms! - for the Jembe    vol one
http://www.drumlesson.com
Kalani Dundunba
West Afrikanische Djembe Rhythmen Stephan Rigert Doundoumba
Folia Rhythm Catalog
http://www.xs4all.nl/~kaztam/
Paul Janse Dununbe, 
Dununba 1/2 
Konowulen 1/2
The WAP pages 
http://www.wappages.info
Paul Nas Dunumbe 
Konowulen
African Drum Rhythms Study Guide L. Hallstrom
YAPP Pages 
http://stud1.tuwien.ac.at/~e8725865/htmls/djembe.html
Rafael 
Kronberger
Konowulen 
Fankani Homepage: 
http://www.xs4all.nl/~aprak/fankani/
Albert Prak Konowulen
S.H.A.R.E. 
www.djembe.net/share/index.htm
Lennart Hallstrom Bolokonondo,
Dunumbe
Larry Morris Catalog
http://www.stc.net/%7ehearth/rhythmcatalog_txt.html
Larry Morris
West Afrikaanse Percussie Ponda O'Bryan Konowulen
DRUM!   Vol 9, #3  Paulo Mattioli May-June 2000
Song Trellis
http://www.songtrellis.com/rhythmPage
Drum Connection
http://www.interweavers.com/brett/rhythms
 Djembe-Percussion aus Westafrika        Ibro Konate & Sylvia Franke  (Kadan)


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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