Djembe and Mande Music/Mande Cross Reference 
(last revision 08/27/2002)
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NAME OF RHYTHM: Makuru, (Macuru, Macru, Macrou)

 
COUNTRY:  Coastal Region of Guinea (Journey Into Rhythm & Master of the Forest Liner Notes)

 
OTHER NAMES:  Baga Gine (Famoudou Konate)

 
REGIONAL/ETHNIC GROUPS:  Sousou coastal people of Guinea 
(Liner notes Journey Into Rhythm) 
Soussou (Master of the Forest, 
Bamidele and Abdoulaye Sylla liner notes)

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

PERFORMANCE CDS:
Rhythmen und Lieder aus Guinea Famoudou Konate fmd 159 Track #5 (TR)
Nankama Mamady Keita fmd 195 Track #2 (TR)
Master of the Forest Mystique D'Afrique Track #3 (TR)
Journey into Rhythm Karamba Diabate JIRCD001 Track #9 (MO)
Chiurai Ryth'miss 18283 Track #1 (PO)
Ancestral Callings Kakilambe EX 149 Track #2 (PO)
Live Bomidele Track #3 (MO)
Fandji M'Bemba Bangoura Track 8 (TR)
Guinee Fare Jason Hann Track #4, 10 (MO)
Baraka Adiya Mohamed Lamine Bangoura Track 1
Walla Walla  Ibro Konate LC 6027 Track 3
Rhythms from The Djembe Guide              Caribali / Ianto Thorber

PERFORMANCE CASSETTE:
Trad. Rhythms of Guinea Abdullaye Sylla (TR)
Tribute First Circle (MO)

PERFORMANCE VIDEO:

PERFORMANCE VINYL:
Cisse Simo Farey SA 300021 Track A-5

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO:
Journey Into Rhythm Vol 1 Karamba Diabate
Hands on Drumming Vol 1 Paulo Mattioli

INSTRUCTIONAL AUDIO:
African Drum Rhythms Study Guide Lennart Hallstrom
Live Djembe: Traditional African Rhythms Daniel Genton
West African Rhythms Sourcebook 
Vol 1
Martin Klabunde
Show me the Rhythms! - for the Jembe    Vol 2
http://www.drumlesson.com
Kalani
 
The Djembe Guide Ianto Thornber

WRITTEN NOTATION SOURCES:
A Life For The Djembe: Traditional Rhythms of the Malinke Mamady Keita / Uschi Billmeier
Rhythmen und Lieder aus Guinea Famoudou Konate, Thomas Ott
African Drum Rhythms Study Guide Lennart Hallstrom
Fankani
http://www.xs4all.nl/~aprak/fankani/entryobero.html
Albert Prak
WAP Pages
http://www.wappages.info
Paul Nas
Folila Rhythm Catalog
http://www.xs4all.nl/~kaztam/index.html
Paul Janse
JAV Percussion site
http://users.pandora.be/jv/ritmes/rtmctl.htm
Jan Verhaert
S.H.A.R.E. 
www.djembe.net/share
Lennart Hallstrom
West African Rhythms Sourcebook Vol 1  Martin Klabunde
Live Djembe: Traditional African Rhythms Daniel Genton
Show me the Rhythms! - for the Jembe    Vol 2
http://www.drumlesson.com
Kalani
 
The Djembe Guide Ianto Thornber


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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