Dunumba Rhythms

A step by step learning into the intricate world of Dunumba rhythms from Kouroussa region of Guinea. This module aims to help students grasp a good understanding in Dunumba rhythms, thereby building confidence when playing in a Dununmba rhythm ensemble.


Knowledge and Technique Teach Perform Improvisation and Arrangement Leadership and Mentorship

What you will learn

    • Dunumba rhythms logic

What you get

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


Intermediate drumming skills.
Recommendation: Completed Rhythm Logic Module 1-4

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Lesson Plan

  • Lesson1

    Signal, Basic Parts and 4-count-cycle Dunumba rhythm

  • Lesson2

    Sequence of Dunun patterns with regards to Dance

  • Lesson3

    Djembe chauffe and blockage phrasing

  • Lesson4

    8-count-cycle Dunumba rhythms

  • Lesson5

    Collective dances of Dunumba rhythms

  • Lesson6


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!

Earn your certificate

This module is part of the curriculum for the following certificates:

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