Welcome to World Percussion, Nan Mercader's percussion method DVD collection. You have a powerful aid in your hands to initiate you into the world of percussion (in five languages: English, Italian French and Spanish-Castellano and Catalá dialect). Here you will learn the story behind the drum, how to tune it the Djembe, the correct djembe playing position, the different Djembe sounds, hand drumming techniques and study exercises and rhythms. All rhythms are taught with a metronome (click track).
Following this you will be able to see and hear the rhythms played by a live band. Finally, you will be able to play along in the Minus One section.
Also included are tips on buying an instrument, how to organize your study time, and links section to the best sites on the web.
African Rhythms: Kakilambe, Kuku, Kassá, Soli, Timini, Marakadon
World Rhythms: Rock, Hip-hop, Reggae, Rumba
Play along with the music of the Mande Djembe Orchestra
Describes the historical traditions and instructions in correct dance steps and proper playing techniques for the Djembe drum
An interactive African drumming DVD for Everyone