Foundational Traditional Rhythms I

The standard traditional djembe rhythms and more importantly, the rhythms that any Teachers should start with when teaching beginner students.


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What you will learn

    • Djembe Level 1
      Djembe Level 1:
      • Balakulandjan
      • Moribayassa
      • Senefoli
      • Denadon
      • Toro
      • Djole
      • Soli Rapide
      , Level 2
      Djembe Level 2:
      • Kuku
      • Fe 1
      • Soliwoulen
      • Djagbe
      • Fankani
      • Soko
      • Soli Lent
    • Dunun Level 1
      Dunun Level 1:
      • Moribayassa
      • Djole
      • Soli Lent
      • Sofa
      • Fe 1
      • Kuku
      • Garangedon
    • Breaks: Djole, Moribayassa, Kuku

What you get

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



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Lesson Plan

  • Lesson1

    Djembe accompaniment parts for Djole, Moribayassa, Balakulandjan

  • Lesson2

    Djembe accompaniment parts for Toro, Denadon, Senefoli

  • Lesson3

    Dunun parts for Djole, Moribayassa, Soli Lent

  • Lesson4

    Dunun parts for Sofa, Fe, Kuku

  • Lesson5

    Djembe accompaniment parts for Soli Rapide, Soko and Dunun parts for Garangedon

  • Lesson6

    Djembe accompaniment parts for Kuku, Soli Lent, Djagbe

  • Lesson7

    Djembe accompaniment parts for Fankani, Fe, Soliwoulen

  • Lesson8

    Rhythm breaks for Djole, Moribayassa, Kuku

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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