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HUM 401 West African Drumming: Introduction to the Djembe

Course Description

Learn about the rhythms of West Africa and their polyrhythmic structure. Play the djembe, one of the most popular drums in the world. Whether you want to develop your ability in traditional music or are interested in drumming for pleasure, health, community, and stress-relief, this course will enliven the way you play. Bring a djembe or rent one for $5 per class.


There is a 20% reduced fee for students 65 years of age or older at the time of registration. You must register by phone (403-220-2952) or in person to receive this discount.

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