Mandiani Drum and Dance Book, by Mark Sunkett:
The Mandiani tradition of music and dance originated in West Africa and is characterized by an infectious, athletic vitality. Mandiani has become a prominent African-American form of cultural expression. Mandiani Drum and Dance vividly describes the historical traditions and instructions in correct dance steps and proper playing techniques for the Djembe drum.
Mark Sunkett received a Ph.D from the University of Pittsburgh and currently teaches at Arizona State University.
The Mandiani DVD is sold separately.