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Best selling & critically acclaimed Djembe Guide tuition pack
Book and CD by Ianto Thornber

Product overview

  • This highly comprehensive book and CD package has been well received in percussion magazines as well as by our shop customers
  • A 104-page glossy A4 book with more than 125 photos and rhythm charts and a 31 track CD,
  • It has chapters on the background of the djembe in and out of Africa, choosing and maintaining a drum, introduction to the basic strokes, exercises for one person, exercises for small groups, plus 12 full West African rhythms in up to nine parts for more advanced groups
  • Support instruments (djundjun, bells, shakers etc) are clearly explained and included in the rhythms
  • With advice on how to practice and listen, and a very easygoing step by step design, it contains a deliberate course of learning from first steps to advanced playing, using a combination of rhythm grid tablature and West African oral teaching, so you don't have to read music
  • Contains a series of photos of djembes being made in the Gambia.
  • Ianto Thornber has trained with Mamady, Seckou and Nansady Keita, Iya Sako, Libon Traore & many others.
  • He has led djembe classes & workshops in the UK for over 17 years.


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