Tanamasi is a Malinke greeting which translates to “did you sleep without evil?”
Our mission is to make the traditional West African style of music accessible to as many people as possible, in keeping with the vision of keeping the traditions of the Mandeng heritage alive.
We create easy to follow West African drumming lessons that you can study online in your own time. With a particular focus on teaching you how to play dunun (also known as “dundun” or “doundoun”) and sangban our lessons enable you to grasp West African rhythms in a fun, easy to understand way. You have reached the best dundun lessons available on the Internet today! If you are ready to tackle the 12 major African drum rhythms, we are ready to teach you!
We also offer manufacture and repair of djembe. If you would like to know more about our custom made djembe’s and our djembe reskin and repair services, please click here.
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