It’s finally here!
We are incredibly proud you bring you our latest publication, West African Music 101. Offering a treasure trove of insights and educational resources all about West African Music, and in particular the Mandinke heritage which gave birth to the now Internationally loved djembe.
What is it?
This 101 guide is your introduction to the world of West African Music. Learn about the history, the drums, and the ensemble.
Who is it for?
We think everyone should have a copy! At least, anyone who loves djembe and dunun music, who is after an educational resource for the classroom or evening drumming classes or any student wishing to know more about the drums, culture and context of the music that has touched their life.
What’s in it?
Loads of useful information about the culture in which djembe music lives and breaths; tips and tricks for honing your technique, tuning your drum and putting an ensemble together; meet the rest of the West African instrument family including uses and country of origin. See the other images for more tasters on what’s between the covers.
Awesome, I want one, how do I get it?
About the Download
Once you confirm your order, a “checkout” window will appear and include a download button (see example below):
If for some reason you’ve missed this window, fear not: we’ll send you an email confirmation shortly after your order is confirmed. Just hit the “View order” button, and you’ll be able to download from there.
Do you have a hard copy available?
Yes, we do! Hard copies can be purchased online and in our shop at 252 St Kilda Road, St Kilda Victoria
“What a nice treasure! I have been doing west African drumming for 6 years and have a nice collection of that topic books. I really like (and) appreciate this nice (and) considered but informative book. Thank you! I will direct some folks to it.” – from D.P in the U.S.A.