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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. ...

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...

Suku, Madan : Drissa Kone, Sedou Balo

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Drissa Kone and Sedou Balo have fun warming up before a ceremony in Bamako. What a team! We like this video because: Contrast. These guys have really different styles. In Suku, we can learn a lot from watching...

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...

Sunu : Kantara Sakho

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Kantara Sakho demonstrates a rootsy rendition of Sunu under a tree with his baye fall apprentice in Malicounda, near Mbour, Senegal. We like this video because: Kantara is originally from Kaarta, and so is this...

Ngri : Seydou Balo

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Seydou Balo (deceased) plays a great demonstration of Ngri during a class held at the Djembe Hotel in Bamako, Mali. Seydou is from the Wassoulou region of Mali, and so is this rhythm, Ngri. He plays Ngri with a ...

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...

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...

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...

Madan : Sega Cisse

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Folklore, Didadi Festival : Koumantou, Mali

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Maraka : Matche Traore

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

Ngri : Mady Keita

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Mady Keita plays Ngri for his drum students in Australia.

Folklore : Wassoulou, Mali

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Ngri : Rainer Polak, Gerhard Kero

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Komo : Daouda Doumbia

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Madan, Wurukutu : Sega Sidibe

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Sunu : Sebekoro, Mali

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Madan, Wurukutu : Drissa Kone

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