Level : Beginner, Int/Advanced.

In this course you will learn the fundamentals sounds used on the djembe to play basic accompaniments as well as special sounds and sound effects used in solo situations. Everything from how to use your elbows, wrists, hands, fingers, and last fingers is thoroughly detailed.

🙌 At the end of the BASIC section of this course you will be able to use all the fundamental tones used to play rhythms. If you are at an Int/Advanced level you have all the indications you need to master the Intermediate and Advanced techniques.

    

     

Course curriculum

  • 1
  • 2

    Basic

    • BASS

    • TONIC

    • SLAP

    • FINGERPALM

    • TOUCH

    • BASIC SOUNDS IN CONTEXT

    • Basic | ASSIGNMENT 1

  • 3

    Intermediate

    • FINGERS

    • SECOND SLAP

    • FLAM

    • INTERMEDIATE SOUNDS IN CONTEXT

    • Intermediate | ASSIGNMENT 2

  • 4

    Advanced

    • NAILSLAP

    • FINGERSLAP

    • PALMTIP SLAP

    • EXTENDED PALMTIP SLAP

    • BRUSHED SLAP

    • DETUNED SOUND

    • SECOND MUFFLED

    • ADVANCED SOUNDS IN CONTEXT

    • Advanced | ASSIGNMENT 3

  • 5

    Outro

    • ADVICES

Testimonials

5 star rating

Introduction

Shan Fay

Thank you! This is perfect for me. I have been practicing djembe between 8 to 12 hours a week for the last 3 years. Making sure my time with my drum really counts is deeply important to me. All advices in this intro are crystal clear, and this, I ...

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Thank you! This is perfect for me. I have been practicing djembe between 8 to 12 hours a week for the last 3 years. Making sure my time with my drum really counts is deeply important to me. All advices in this intro are crystal clear, and this, I truly appreciate. Onward with the ‘new’ with pride and patience.

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Intro

Christian Daniels

De bons conseils avant de se lancer.

De bons conseils avant de se lancer.

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Detailed and helpful

Fabio Meier

I really like this course, especially the chapter on slapping. The description is powerful. The fancy sounds are super helpful in expanding my vocabulary.

I really like this course, especially the chapter on slapping. The description is powerful. The fancy sounds are super helpful in expanding my vocabulary.

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Excellent!

Clifford Koufman

Great teaching.

Great teaching.

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Sounds and Shapes

Michel Weelen

Great, great job Louis! These are the real basics you'll need to get started... Enjoy!

Great, great job Louis! These are the real basics you'll need to get started... Enjoy!

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