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HOW TO PLAY THE DJEMBE : JIM DONOVAN'S RHYTHMIC FOUNDATION

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How to Play the Djembe : Jim Donovan's Rhythmic Foundation

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http://www.thejimdonovanblog.blogspot.com/

Beginner Djembe Lesson.
A detailed, step by step lesson on how to play the Djembe drum. Includes basic tones, positions, how to sit and more.

Jim Donovan was a founding member and driving force of the multi-platinum band Rusted Root from 1990-2005. Donovan studied and played African rhythms with various master drummers such as Congolese master drummer Elie Kihonia and Etse Nyadedzor. He also studied African Music with noted scholar Kwabena Nketia from Ghana.

Donovan's music has been featured in major motion films such as Ice Age, Twister, Mathilda as well as on various network television shows such as American Idol, David Letterman, Conan O'Brien, Party of Five, and the PBS "Web of Life" documentary.

 

 

 

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