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This instructional video, available as an online experience, or as a physical DVD delivered to you, was inspired by Michael Taylor’s experiences, observations and insights as a teacher and student of the West African djembe drum. Develop traditional djembe technique and enhance your overall experience in learning the tradition of the West African djembe drum.

“Everyone is a drummer,” says Taylor, “when we are learning how to drum, we are actually remembering how to drum.”

  • Enhance your path to learning the tradition of West African djembe with this ground-breaking instructional video
  • Learn traditional technique…speak clearly on the drum
  • Interactive ensembles…choose which parts to hear and play
  • Infinitely Looping practice rhythms…Beginner through advanced levels
  • Ghosting, polyrhythmic and polymetric exercises
  • Informative Interviews… focusing on history and technique

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