Soko djembe drum and dunun rhythm from guinea west africa taught by Michael Pluznick for his international crew including friends from Japan, Europe, Mexico, USA and Thailand in Bangkok, Thailand. All around the world people love to play djembe and dununs, too. Soko is now a popular rhythm in Guinee (aka Guinea). Soko is a Malinke (Malenke) rhythm from the Faranah region of Guinee. It used to be played during the month prior to the circumcision ceremonies, or at the time of announcement of the upcoming circumcision event.This video features excerpts from a djembe drum and dunun lesson and class for djembe drum students in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Balinese djembe player *(worker in the Bali Treasures drum and percussion store), solos on a nice Toca djembe in Kassa (from Guinee West Africa) djembe and dunun class@ Bali Treasures retail store in Ubud, Bali , Iidonesia.
Fun little djembe and dunun west african drum class with some fellow lovers of djembe,dununs and west african music. In this video we play the new Toca djembes at the Bali Treasures retail store located in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.
http://www.earthcds.com/africa/west/mali This is part #2 of my african drum lesson and djembe class deep in the Mali West African heat. I am trying to remember..and recite for my master djembe teacher, “Old Master” Aruna Sidibe… everything Aruna has taught me in the prior 2 and 1/2 months for this one piece! I pull it off, but just barely!! To see how it is really played go to my SUNU post on Youtube! Thanks for watching my Mali djembe and rumming class with master drummer Aruna!
How do you find the drum or dance teacher who is right for you? Why do you even need a teacher? With out help, Djembe playing or conga playing can become repetitive and frustrating. Some of us try to learn on our own, from books, on line videos, DVD’s of Mamady Keita and playing to CD’s or I Tunes. Maybe we have a friend who plays a little already who knows how to hit the drum. However, if you want to excell, like anything else in life that is learned you need a good teacher. In NLP, one of the main themes is, “if one person can do it, anyone cam learn it” (or something to this effect. After many years of teaching I will say that for the most …
How to play djembe and dunun drums by Michael Pluznick, a student of Bolokda Conde. West African drumming from Guinea, West Africa. “Dununba”: Konolwoulen 1 sangban part with “movement” (eshauffman)