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R Clark (editor)

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R Clark , M Wall / Cross Reference , WAP , Djembe Boom , ADR

The notation for this rhythm may consist of parts, signals, breaks and solos.
You are welcome to add anything that makes this notation more complete!

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Djembe ssttssb-ssttssb-
Djembe ssttssbbssttssbb
Djembe ssttss-bssttss-b
Bass DD--S-S-----S-S->
> DD--S-S---DDDD--

As you can see, the last two djembe parts are merely variations of the first part.
Lennart hallstrom, Sweden <lennart.hallstrom@djembe.net>
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Bell h-h-h-h-h-h-h-h-
Djembe tt-sb-s-b--sb-s-
Djembe tttt----ttttb-b-
Djembe ttssttssttssttss
Djembe tt-s--s----s--s-
Bass d---q---d---q---

This rhythm came from Abou Sylla of Les Ballet Africains fame. The microtiming is not right so this is of limited use and some of the parts come through OK. The doumdoumba part is incorrect I think and this is how my Ensemble drumming teacher, Baba Leon transcribed it.
R Clark, Gainesville, FL, USA <clark@acceleration.net>
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(The above notation is the lastest entry!)

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