Part#1 Madan (aka “Djagbe” in Guinea), a Mali djembe drum, song and African dance piece. West African dance Choreography and drum class from my private African djembe and African dance lessons in Mali West Africa.
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“Soko La Bata” is a west african djembe drum and dance world music and world fusion musical and drum piece featuring afro cuban bata and santos (santeria/Orisha) chants by both Pedro De Jesus and Jesse Seymour to Yemaya godess of the Ocean. We combine traditional bata drums with west african djembe and dununs as well. Michael Pluznick on all djembes and dunun parts, Jesse seymour on Bata.
MUSIC OF MALI: DIDADEE Featuring Sumba Togola and Friends Released by earthcds partners. Recorded and produced by Michael Pluznick Audio CD: 62 minutes – 7 tracks The music for this CD was made at Centre Togola, the local community center, run by director Kareem Togola. It is located outside Sabalibougou. ‘Bougou’ means ‘village’ in Bambara language, although it is located in a city district inside a bustling market place on the outskirts of Bamako, Mali, West Africa. The community center houses local dancers, drummers and musicians, most of whom play in the center’s award-winning group. Many famous district groups from outside the city – and deep in the countryside – also pass through the center. This is how we were able to find some of the other groups and music …