Student Resources — West African

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West African students’ notes and references are all linked from this page. For items that are password-protected, students will be given the password in class.

Without music, there is no joy.
Without joy, there is no music.
— Malinke Proverb

Essential References

General Sources of Information

Background & Cultural Information

Articles on West African Drumming

Drills/Notes for Specific Rhythms

These pages are for students only. Students are given the password in class, and it is sent to parents via the Global Dance weekly newsletter.