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July 5, 2017

A beautiful, well-produced video.  A must watch for all lovers of Rhythm.

January 16, 2017

 ta..tata.tututa..tata.tutu 

AH!  That pattern you keep hearing about - yes, definitely one of the most common djembe patterns (or "accompaniments", since the djembes are really accompanying the djuns and the dancers).  It's called "passport" because it's so common, it...

January 10, 2017

The primary focus during our classes continues to be on the FUN of drumming, the joy of it all, and on how good it makes us feel. It has always been my conviction, however, that even more fun can be had when the Djembe sings as it was meant to, and when the melodic asp...

December 31, 2016

Adinkra are visual symbols originally created by the Ashanti people. They are often used in decorations of pottery and fabric.  They often employ evocative messages that convey traditional wisdom, aspects of life or the environment.  I picked my five most favorite ones...

September 30, 2016

There seems to be widespread agreement that the first Djembes appeared in the area that today is the border area between Guinea and Mali.  How long ago?  Well there's no exact account; I've read that it could be as early as 500 AD, but the 11th or 12th century AD is mo...

September 23, 2016

Hello there and welcome to our Come Drum For Fun/Drum For Good world!  The site may be new, but nothing's changed about us.  Still a bunch of folks who love rhythm and enjoy learning and celebrating West African drums.  Sometimes it seems unbelievable that we've been g...

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