Farai introduces you to the djembe and talks about its historical importance to the Mali Empire. For more on music and dancing, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.
5th grade lesson- Kalimba, African song, teaching form, rhythmic patterns, students performing, improv. (Video called Fifth Grade Lesson, part 1) part 2 is easy to find when you go to the video
Music Room Resources
Some lively African stuff...The music and dance of the African diaspora, formed to varying degrees on African musical traditions, include African-American mu...
Musique du monde
Jain - Makeba
Music Blowing Up
Dr. Nicola F. Mason (Assistant Professor of Music Education EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY) West African song/game. Used with elementary children to explore ste...
One of the best djembe lessons I've seen so far. He uses words to teach rhythm (good for Orff!)
Zimbolé - African Folk Song all over the World (HD) Music for A week could be African Folk music, and we could learn the motions for this one.
Amazingly beautiful song. I want one of these for Christmas... SaReGaMa - Kalimba solo for Lotus (that would take an incredible amount of experience to learn to play that!)
NICKO McBRAIN. .IRON MAIDEN.
Abiyoyo.....if you have never heard of this story, you need to watch the video. It's one of my students' all time FAVORITE stories!!!