The three basic sounds
Three drum notes
Tips and advice
Two basic djembe parts
Signals and solos
Drumming with the kids
Tuning the drum
CD tracks list
About the author
The first part of the book shows
you how to
play the djembe and how to read the simple
drum notation used in the playing exercises
and rhythms that follow.
The four rhythms that are presented in the
book, Raboday, Yanvalou, Kakilambe and
Yole, each have two or more djembe parts
which should be played together. The way
to play the rhythms is described in the
There are also a couple of chapters about
using the djembe when singing or playing
with children, with some suggested rhythms
and games to play.
At the end of the book you can learn how
to take care of the djembe the right way.
You will also find the table of contents for
the CD that is included with the book, as
well as references to other djembe related
books and CDs.