West African Drumming

Michael Taylor
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9th Grade West African Drumming - Course Description

Friday, August 22, 2014

Students develop technique, hand coordination, and traditional rhythms in an ensemble. Additionally, students investigate the cultural and historical significance of the djembe drum, the oral history of each rhythm and song, and the geography of regions specific to the tradition of the djembe as well as Africa in general.

  This document is the syllabus for the djembe class.
  This document is the instrument procurement agreement for the djembe class.
  This is an article that will be used or referred to in the djembe class - students should read this.
  This is the resume and bio for your instructor, M. Taylor