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Djembe: More than just tones & slaps

Anyone who has ever heard a djembe played will have noticed that there are a lot of different sounds that come out of that one drum. Sometimes it’s hard to see how they are being made, especiall...
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The History of African Drumming: Origins

It is widely believed that the Djembe (pronounced JEM – Beh) has its origins with the "numu", a social class of professional blacksmiths from the Mandinka (Maninke) people of western Africa in a...
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Drumming and Meditation

Musicians and mystics have long recognized the power of rhythmic music. Ritual drumming and rhythmic prayer are found in cultures throughout the world and are used in religious ceremonies to induce tr...
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(More: Corporate-Drumming-Team-Building  ) Drumming and rhythm is a universal language.  As a team bonding idea drumming has taken the corporate world by storm. It defies genre, culture, race and soci...
Drumming is an ancient and universal technique that is valued for its therapeutic effects and its ability to heal the mind, body and soul . And because of its wordless expression, it allows people to ...
Many people are now turning to music therapy as a way to soothe their pain instead of looking to other forms of traditional treatments. Group drumming in particular, an ancient practice people have be...