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Mendiani : Adama Coulibaly

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If you haven't seen this yet, watch it now! Adama plays an awesome rendition of Mendiani in Kangaba, Mali. We like this video because: Kangaba is in the heart of Mande. This video shows a "Mali version" of Mend...

N’Gri : Seydou Balo, Drissa Kone

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Seydou Balo and Drissa Kone play Ngri in Bamako. They each solo with their own unique style. We like this video because: Seydou and Drissa both play with their own unique style. It's nice to see the contrast. ...

Maraka : Mady Keita

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Mady Keita goes through many root solo phrases for Maraka in this demonstration with Matche Traore playing konkoni. It's a great video to study because the phrasing is very clear, even if it is somewhat dry.

Dansa : Matche Traore, Souleye Sidibe

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Matche and his teacher Souleye Sidibe play djembe solo for Dansa. Matche plays in a very "Bamako" style and Souleye plays in a very "Wassolon" style. We like this video because: We love these videos where two p...

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...

Sumalen : Drissa Kone

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Drissa Kone and his chums play a rhythm called Sumalen - and man, is it ever groovy! We like this video because: This is a very musical rendition of Sumalen. It's a pleasure to watch. There are very few video...

Maraka : Khalifa “Mao” Berthe

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This video is from the Kangaba area south of Bamako. The guy's name is Khalifa Berthe, but he is known as "Mao." Before his death, Mao was one of the main drummers from Kangaba., He sure can play! This video demons...

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...

Bamanafoli : Matche Traore

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Matche Traore demonstrates Bamana Foli at the Djembe Hotel in Bamako, Mali. We like this video because: We haven't found too many videos of Bamanafoli being played. The djembe and dundun playing for this rhyt...

Madan : Sega Cisse

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Sogoninkun : Aruna Sidibe

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Sogoninkun, Ngri : Seydou Balo

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Seydou Balo plays two rhythms from his home region of Wassoulou. First Sogoninkun and then Ngri. We like this video because: Seydou and konkoni player Madou Diakite take us through different movements of th...

Maraka : Matche Traore

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Matche Traore demonstrates the rhythm Maraka accompanied by Jesse Servin, and Aaron in Bamako. January 2016.

Suku : Sega Cisse

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Komo : Daouda Doumbia

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Suku : Seny Toure

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Seny runs through a sequence of clean, clear phrasing for Suku a couple of times. Then he loosens up a bit and plays some impromptu variations on the foundation he has just set. Great study video! Seny mostly uses ...

Madan, Wurukutu : Drissa Kone

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Mendiani : Amara Kante

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Sunu : Djembe Hotel

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Maraka : Matche Traore

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Sogoninkun : Seydou Balo

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Ngri : Souleye Sidibe

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Madan : Khalifa “Mao” Berthe

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Madan : Sine Dante

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