World Drumming

Hal Leonard Djembe Method

Students will begin by learning how to produce a Bass, Tone, and Slap sound on the Djembe with good technique. The djembe is a west African instrument that is used by a variety of cultures. Techniques used on this instrument can also serve as a foundation for other world drums like the Latin American congas. The Hal Leonard Method book includes Introduction to common African/Latin Drum patterns, ensemble pieces, information of the different cultural groups from which the music comes and also includes video/audio tutorials.