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Projects in West African Mande Drumming

MUS 259/AFS 259/AAS 259

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A performance course in West African drumming with a focus on music from the Manding/Mali Empire. Taught by master drummer Olivier Tarpaga, the course provides hands-on experience on the Djansa rhythm. Students will acquire performance experience, skills and techniques on the Djansa rhythm, and develop an appreciation for the integrity of drumming in the daily life of West Africa.
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Section S01