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By Dozenz | Last updated: May 4, 2021
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A djembe or jembe is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa. According to the Bambara people in Mali, the name of the djembe comes from the saying "Anke djé, anke bé" which translates to "everyone gather together in peace" and defines the drum's purpose.
West Africa possesses diverse people with diverse musical traditions. Their songs are depicted by two or more rhythms, known as polyrhythm, formed by layers of distinct rhythms on top of each other using musical instruments like...
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Life experiences have shown that the choice of music by an individual is a reflection of his/her personality. African music is a blend of elements of culture in form of folklores and chants. The pitch, tempo and genre of the...