Fallou Sy Somone of Senegal West Africa shows how to make a homemade Djembe hand drum. He uses animal hide and shows the technique in two steps. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a Djembe African hand drum. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a Djembe African hand drum.
Make Djembe African Hand Drum
Understand the concept of tuning a rope djembe. The proper sound is achieved with minimum effort for maximum effect. The key is to either focus or disperse the hand's energy, and position the hand in the correct place. The bass and tone notes require focused energy (a beginne ...more
Step by step guide for tuning a traditional rope djembe. Instructed by X8 Drum's Raphael Torn. A djembe is also known as djimbe, jenbe, jymbe, jembe, yembe, or jimbay, or sanbanyi in Susu; is a skin covered hand drum, shaped like a large goblet, and meant to be played with ba ...more
A step by step lesson on how to play call and response exercises with the West African Djembe drum. These exercises are meant to deepen listening skills and will also assist you in learning the building blocks of how to create great solos with your Djembe. Part 1 of 2 - How to ...more
Build speed and become more capable with these rudiments of the djembe drum. Mr. Swearingen is an Austin Sociology professor by day, who has been playing the djembe since 1985. he is very interested in African drumming. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play advanced djembe drum. Play adv ...more
Tell a story with rhythm and tones by playing African drums. Learn how to play the djembe and other drums in this free video series from a musician. Part 1 of 21 - How to Play African drums. Play African drums - Part 2 of 21. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage. ...more