Foundational Logic

Get initiated into the underlying logic for traditional Mandingue percussion music. Acquire the understanding of how different traditional drum songs and unison rhythms respond to a variety of rhythm signals and phrases.


Knowledge and Technique Teach Perform Improvisation and Arrangement Leadership and Mentorship

What you will learn

    • Signal
    • Accompaniment, Breaks
    • Chauffe
    • Binary, Ternary 1 & 2
    • Signal placement

What you get

  • Interact with TTMDA teacher
  • Online assignments
  • Video and audio demos in-app
  • Learn at your own pace anywhere in the world



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Lesson Plan

  • Lesson1

    Signal, Accompaniment & Dunun Melodies

  • Lesson2

    Breaks and Chauffe

  • Lesson3

    Binary & Ternary Rhythms

  • Lesson4

    Placement of Signal for various type of rhythms

How it works

  • Teacher assigned

    A TTMDA teacher will be assigned to you, who will be guiding you throughout the learning process.

  • Virtual classroom

    A classroom code will be set up and sent to you before class begins. Get the app and join the virtual classroom to begin interactive learning with other students.

  • Online assignments

    Video and audio demonstrations will be provided via the learning app, together with online assignments (text and video-based) and quizzes.

  • Module achieved

    Complete all the above at quality levels and achievement unlocked!

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