Africa Online MusicDiscover
tarabu, Swahili wedding music of Zanzibar, the ngoma
and mtindo of Tanzania, highlife music of Ghana,
Cameroon's makossa, many worlds of Moroccan music and
the mbira legends of Zimbabwe.
Connection: The Manding music traditions of West
of the West African band Cora Connection. Country
information, discover the harp-lute kora, West Afrihttp://room, music catalog, artist profile:
Djelimady Tounkara, musicial instrument marketplace
and world music links and resources.
music & culture worldwide
US site offers a basic introduction to Zimbabwean
music, contact information on teachers who specialize
in Zimbabwean music in the UShttp:// of "traditional" instruments, texts of
interviews with Zimbabwean musicians, photographs,
and links to related sites.
Djembe L FAQ
combination of Frequently Asked Questions and
resource material on various hand drum topics.
on all aspects of the djembe, West African aesthetics
that review the popular music of Kenya, Tanzania and
Marimba and Chimurenga styles ohttp:// indigenous cultures of Zimbabwe. Related topics,
Shona and Ndebele customs, Shona language and
literature, traditions and beliefs as they relate to
Mbira music is also discussed.
of the principal Mandinka drummer for the National
Ballet of Senegal for 25 years, Mamadou Ly.
Musical Culture of the
Created by Dr.
Ashenafi Kebedehttp://es course.
The objective of the course is "to motivate
students to develop an appreciation and recognition
of the existence, integrity, and diversity of the
world's musical traditions". With syllabus.
record label to preserve styles of West African drum
music that have been largely unavailable to the
graphics, and videos that illustrate West African
music, intended for educational use.
Zimbabwe Music Festival
is the largest annual gathering in North America for
students, teachers, performers, and fans of
Zimbabwean music. Musicians and students come from
all over the US, Canada, and scattered points around
the world to learn,http://
connect with one another."