1. Mijn leraar in Bamako Benke Kone en zijn vriendin Karin spelen in het Djembe Hotel in Bamako Mali. Benke speeld op mijn nieuwe Jina djembe.

    My teacher in Bamako Benke Kone and his girlfriend Karin play in Djembe Hotel in Bamako Mali. Benke played on my new Jina djembe.
    I was in the Djembe Hotel in December 2008 and it was really an extraordinary experience. A must for everybody who loves djembe and African dance.

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  2. Koteba Festival in Safo, Mali. 2001.

    It's apparently very difficult to hold the camera steady at the Koteba festival.

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  3. Students of MBemba Bangoura and Michael Markus performed for residents of Conakry, Guinea in January 2005.

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  4. Meet another great Master of the djembe - Bolokada Conde ! Interesting clip of his drumming skills and some thought...

    It was filmed with two Sony EX 1 cameras , one with Letus Extreme and Nikon 50 mm F1,5 lens. So , you can see a differences of the shoots.
    It came 8 min. long , so give some time to download...


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  5. This video clip for Mamady Keita fans !
    I was filming him at his house in San Diego 2006. We were preparing footage for the project with " Legends of West Africa ". I was filming this with Canon XL 2 , so it is not in HD , but it is nice peace of "African " meditation..


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West African Drum and Dance

Aviva Gabriel

Drumming, dancing, music, and other arts of Guinea, Mali, Senegal, the Ivory Coast, and nearby regions in West Africa.

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