Mamady Keïta



Founder / President, Tam Tam Mandingue Djembe Academy

Mamady Keïta is a grand master of the djembe and one of the world’s most well-known and respected djembefolas. (Djembefola is the Malinké word for “djembe player”. It literally means “one who plays the djembe.”)

A grandmaster of the djembe and a legendary figure considered by peers and students worldwide, Mamady was also regarded as the djembe ambassador to the world because of his reach to every part of the globe and his award winning documentary ‘Djembefola’ which transpire the djembe into an instrument that is seen in every musical context today.