Learn to play djembe! This hands-on workshop will help you produce a good sound, play with healthy technique, and learn the essential concepts, sounds, and rhythms of West African djembe drumming. Extensive play-along online videos will help you practice every technique in the context of a traditional African djembe ensemble. Teaches: correct, effective djembe playing technique and posture, three fundamental sounds of the djembe: bass, slap and tone, exercises and play-along videos to help you develop good tone, facility, and memorize essential rhythms and their variations, traditional djembe rhythms from different regions: Sofa, Dundungbe, Soli, Guinea, Fare, Kuku, Mane, andSinte, notated djembe ensemble parts, including for djembes and dunduns, techniques for soloing, historical, regional, and traditional cultural conext of the djembe, how to tune, maintain and care for your djembe, and more! Video clips are accessed online using the unique code in each book.