Djembe and Mande Music/Mande Cross Reference 
(last revision 01/24/2004)

 
NAME OF RHYTHM: Yankadi

 
COUNTRY: Coastal Guinea (Journey Into Rhythm Liner Notes) Lower Guinea (Wali and Abdoulaye Sylla Liner Notes) South West Coast of Guinea, Region around Forecariah. (Master of the Forest Liner Notes) Sierra Leon (Karamba Dinke Liner Notes)

 
OTHER NAMES:

 
REGIONAL/ETHNIC GROUPS: Susu (Abdoulaye Sylla Liner Notes) Sousou coastal people of Guinea (Journey Into Rhythm, Bamidele Liner Notes) Morianin people, a Sousou speaking people of Malinke descent (Master of the Forest Liner Notes)

 
RELATED RHYTHMS: Often danced in alternation with Makuru

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

PERFORMANCE CDS:
Nankama Mamady Keita fmd 195 Track #2 (TR)
Wali M'Bemba Bangoura 10002 Track #2 (TR)
Master of the Forest Mystique D'Afrique Track #2 (TR)
Percussions & Music Nimba 111001 Track #4 (TR)
Journey into Rhythm Karamba Diabate JIRCD001 Track #9 (MO)
Takadja Takadja 13097-2 Track #3 (MO)
Live Africa Djole FMP CD1 Track 6-8 (MO)
Africa Paul Horn 11104-2 Track #3 (MO)
Chiurai Ryth'miss 18283 Track #1 (PO)
Live Bamidele Track #2 (MO)
Karamba Dinke Mohamed Diaby 003 Track #2 (MO)
Music of Senegal Morikeba Kouyate CD 4285 Track 12 (TR)
A Call to Drum T.H.E. Percussion Choir 01 Track 7 (MO)
Guinee Fare Jason Hann Track 4, 10 (MO)
Wonbere Lamine "Dibo" Camara Track 2 (MO)
Baraka Adiya Mohamed Lamine Bangoura Track 1,9
African Drums Mamady Ijalit Keita 501502 Track 3
Rhythms from The Djembe Guide Caribali / Ianto Thorber
Wongai Youssouf Koumbassa Track 1, 2

Mali: Music of Today        

Ye Lassina Coulibaly 1978322  Track 11
Kekuja 1998 - 2000 Kekuja  track 5

Yonmilabanlo 

Tamani           Track 5

Africa -  Tribal Drums and Rhythms

Various Track 2
Africa Bote Guinea African Ballet Track 1
Alakhawonmaly Alpha Oulare CD GAM 004 Track 4
African Drums Fre d Simpson 801 688-5688 Track 3

PERFORMANCE CASSETTE:
Traditional Rhythms of Guinea Abdoulaye Sylla (TR)
Les Ballet Bagata Youssouf Koumbassa (TR)
Aloha Africa Ousmane Gallo Soumah (MO)
Tribute First Circle (MO)
Seourouba Martin Klabunde (MO)

PERFORMANCE VIDEO:
Les Ballet Bagata Youssouf Koumbassa

PERFORMANCE VINYL:
Cisse Simo Farey SA 300021 Track A-3

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO:
Journey into Rhythm Vol 1 Karamba Diabate
Hands on Drumming Vol 1 Paulo Mattioli
Let's Go Wongai! (Vol 1) Youssouf Koumbassa (Dance Instruction)
Guinea, West African Dance      Alseny Soumah (Dance Instruction)

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

Djembe Rhythmen Vol 1

Kissima Diabate

Djembe-Percussion aus Westafrika     

Ibro Konate and Sylvia Franke

WRITTEN NOTATION SOURCES:
A Life For The Djembe: Traditional Rhythms of the Malinke Mamady Keita / Uschi Billmeier
Kalani
http://www.kalanimusic.com/yankadi.gif
Kalani
Show me the Rhythms! - for the Jembe    Vol 2
http://www.drumlesson.com
Kalani
 
Larry Morris Catalog
http://www.emporia.edu/physics/faculty/rhythmca.txt
Larry Morris
Djembe Workshop Stephan Rigert
DRUM! Magazine Vol 7, #6 Paulo Mattioli
African Drum Rhythms Study Guide Lennart Hallstrom
WAP-Pages
http://www.wappages.info
Paul Nas
Folia 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
http://members.xoom.com/_XMCM/djembe_boom/rhythms.html
Live Djembe: Traditional African Rhythms Daniel Genton
West Afrikaanse Percussie  Ponda O'Bryan
Show me the Rhythms! - for the Jembe    Vol 2
http://www.drumlesson.com
Kalani
 
Djembe!              Drumdance Community Education   
The Djembe Guide     Ianto Thornber
DRUM! Magazine May/June 2001 Paulo Mattioli       
Djembe-Percussion aus Westafrika   Ibro Konate & Sylvia Franke

 


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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