Djembe and Mande Music/Mande Cross Reference 
(last revision 03/15/2003]
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NAME OF RHYTHM: Lamban, Lamba, Lambambaa, Lanbango, Lambango, Lambang, Jali, Jeli Foli, Jalidon, Dialidon, Diely-Don, Griot

 
COUNTRY: All Mande countries (Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, The Gambia and Senegal)

 
OTHER NAMES:  In Guinea this rhythm is also called Dennadon (LeTambour Djembe).

 
REGIONAL/ETHNIC GROUPS:  Mande

 
RELATED RHYTHMS: 

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

PERFORMANCE CDS:
Music of Senegal Morikeba Kouyate CD 4285 Track 6 (TR)
Ancient Heart 314-510 148-2 Track 9 (TR)
Tabara Amadu Jobarteh CDT-129 Track 9 (TR)
Jaliology Mawdo Suso 4036 Track 9 (TR)
Jali Kunda CD 3510 Track 10 (TR)
Track 14 (TR)
Songs of Praise Ami Koita STCD 1039 Track 9 (TR)
Via Jo Vieux Diop 7209-2 Track 1 (MO)
Kora et Chant Du N'Gabou M'Bady Kouyate 92648-2 Track 4 (TR)
Khassonka Dunun PS 65187 Track 6 (TR)
Ana Be Kelen Bintan Kouyate PAN 015CD Track 6 (TR)
Jali Roll  Dembo Konte & Kausu Kuyate FMSD 5020 Track 3 (MO)
Divas from Mali Lasine Kouyate 28.301 Track 6 (TR)
Anthology of Mandingo Balafon El Hadj Djeli Sory Kouyate 92534-2 Track 9 (TR)
Da Lion Leon Mobley dj-004 Track 3 (MO)
A Call to Drum T.H.E. Percussion
Choir
01 Track 1 (MO)
Drum Call Nurudafina Abena LR114cd Track 9 (MO)
Drummer's Path Sule Greg Wilson Track 18 (MO)
Dounoukan Yaya Diallo ED 1195 Track 2 (MO)
Africa, New York Ladji Camara 7345 Track 1 (MO)
Kendigo Kendigo Gecb 2026 Track 2 (MO)
Live Bamidele Track 4 (MO)
Music of the Djimbe Obayanna Olumide
A Compilation Inanna Track 4 (MO)
Master African Drummer Madou Dembele SR0021 Track 1
Fandji M'Bemba Bangoura Track 6 (TR)
Le Djembe Ya MBaye/
Assane MBaye
Track 8
Damaru Damaru Track 3
Wongai Youssouf Koumbassa Track 5, 6
M'Fake Mandeng Tunya Track 3
Lagni-Sussu      Nabi Camara       NCCD191
Hamana Foli Kan        Famoudou Konate   82230-2
MandengYaa  Tepaka Sekou Lunda 0003 Track 4

PERFORMANCE CASSETTE:
M'Fake Mandeng Tunya
Yankadi Djimo Kouyate
Djembe Drumming Paulo Mattioli
Djembe Leon Mobley
Djembe and Vocal Leon Mobley
Mungi Da La! Impala
Drums for Dance Malick Sow

PERFORMANCE VIDEO:
Music and Dance of West Africa Zak Diouf/ Diamano- 
Coura Dance Group
Heritage Les Ballet Africains
Born Musicians Repercussions Series
Music of the Mande II Roderic Knight

PERFORMANCE VINYL:
Cisse Simo-Farey

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO:
Djembe Drumming Paulo Mattioli
Let's Go Wongai! (Vol 1)  Youssouf Koumbassa (Dance Instruction)
Le Djembe 1   Abdoulaye Mbaye dit Ya 

INSTRUCTIONAL AUDIO:
Djembe Drumming Paulo Mattioli
World Beat Rhythms II Christine Reagen Rosales
Speaking Drum Kalani
The Mandinka Balafon Lynne Jessup
West Afrikaanse Percussie Ponda O'Bryan

WRITTEN NOTATION SOURCES:
Speaking Drum Kalani
World Beat Rhythms II Christine Reagen Rosales
Larry Morris' Catolog 
http://www.emporia.edu/physics/faculty/rhythmca.txt
Larry Morris 
Eric Charry's Home Page 
http://www.uncg.edu/~charrye/Lamban.jpeg
Eric Charry
The Mandinka Balafon Lynne Jessup
Folila Rhythm Catalog 
http://www.xs4all.nl/~kaztam/index.html
Paul Janse
West Afrikaanse Percussie Ponda O'Bryan


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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