(last revision 2008 jan 16)
DJEMBE AND MANDE MUSIC
RESOURCES - REFERENCES - REVIEWS
This page is devoted primarily to the drumming, culture and other musical
traditions of the Mande peoples of West Africa. It will also include material
relating to the culture and music of other parts of Africa as well as information
concerning drum traditions in other parts of the world. It is a collaborative
project undertaken by Tom Daddesio,
Johansen, Doug Kane, Adam
Rugo, Johannes Schya, George
Sherouse and Michael Wall.
indicates a volume that is housed
on the present site.
indicates an external link.
Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent
liner notes and ordering information: Bamakò Fòli: Jenbe
Music From Bamako (Mali) by Jakite, Dunbia, Kuyate, and Samake:
Traditional Mande Rhythm" by Mamady Keita et al.
Music: The Griots Of West Africa
to the jembe" by Eric Charry
A Dundun Player�s Perspective
Resources for the Further Study of African Music and Culture
Bibliography compiled by Rainer Polak
Mathis' kora webpage
Books and Magazines on Various Drum Topics
Conga and Other - Instructional Books
Conga and Other - Instructional Cassettes and CDs
Conga and Other - Instructional Videotapes
Hand Drumming Mailing Lists and Newsgroups
Instructional Books, Tapes, CDs, and Videos on Mande Style Drumming
Mande Rhythm Cross Reference
Mande Style Djembe/Dunun Performance CDs
Djembe/Dunun Performance Tapes
Mande Style Djembe/Dunun Performance Videocassettes
Resources For Rhythmic Experiences With Kids!
Drum camps, institutes and trips
General African music and culture
Jaliaya (griot music)
Baba Olatunji and friends
Sabar drumming and Mandinka tantango