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Ngri, Suku : Mamadou Sidibe

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Mamadou Sidibe, plays Ngri and Suku (or Maninka Mory Foli, as it's sometimes called in Tamba) with Samba Traore on Accompaniment. We like this video because: In this video, there are no dunduns, but they play d...

Mendiani, Tansole, Maraka + More : Daouda Doumbia

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Daouda Doumbiya sings songs and plays some very nice phrasing for a handful of djembe rhythms in Segou, Mali. We Like this Video Because: Daouda sings some songs that are easy to hear. He plays phrases that...

Village Djembe Documentary

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The short documentary by Jeremy Chevrier of Rootsyrecords features Sega Cisse and other villagers from the area of Fuladugu, west of Bamako. There are a lot of familiar rhythms and dances featured in this video, an...

Festival : Segou, Mali

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Malik Drame plays Bara music on bonkolo at a Bamana festival in Segou Mali. Funky! Bonkolo predates Djembe for the Bamana people. Today, in Mali, ancient rhythms like Bara get played on djembe, too. It's good to ge...

Folklore : Marena, Mali

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Nice playing on low-tuned djembes in Marena, a village north of Kita, Mali. More and more villagers from this region have been uploading videos of their villages' festivities. There's a young player in the group wi...

Damba : Dialla Diawara

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Dialla Diawara plays Damba at this party for an organization of young women that took place in Kankan, Upper Guinea.  Dialla's phrasing here is powerful and tasteful. He's got the spirit! He's able to play serio...

Madan : Adama Coulibaly

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Exceptionally melodic playing in this video by djembefola Adama Coulibaly in Kangaba, Mali, south of Bamako. Adama leaves a good amount of space in his soloing to let the simple accompaniment and dundun playing com...

Korojuga Music : Segou, Mali

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A procession plays Korojuga music and enters a compound in Segu, Mali. We like this video because: In this video we see the group play a rhythm with a cycle of 5 notes. This is rare in Mande music. It reminds...

Many Different Rhythms : Upper Guinea

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Ceremony In Bamako : Seydou Keita

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Seydou Keita plays djembe tastefully at this ceremony in Bamako. Do you know the name of this rhythm and dance? We like this video because: Seydou is a younger guy with great energy, but unlike many young djemb...

Sunu : Karim Coulibaly

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Karim Coulibaly (Featured as a guest soloist on Sega Sidibe's most recent release) and another guy (possibly Sheik Oumar Traore) play Sunu in Bamako.  The first guy plays his solo mostly with tones and closed slaps...

Folklore, Didadi Festival : Koumantou, Mali

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Sunu : Sebekoro, Mali

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Folklore : Wassoulou, Mali

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Madan, Wurukutu : Drissa Kone

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Sandiya : Bamako, Mali

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Mendiani Dance : Mariam Diakite

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Soli : Mamady Traore

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This is a good video highlighting the goloba or "echauffment" of Soli (Suku) from Upper Guinea. In this video, you'll find not only djembe playing, but also useful demonstrations of the Sangban echauffment phrase a...

Bara : Segou, Mali

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Ngri : Mamadou Sidibe

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Woloso & Others : Short Drissa Kone Documentary

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Zancourouni, Sunu, Numu : Sega Cisse

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Sunu : Djembe Hotel

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