dleufer wrote:The rhythms I heard most often at dununba fetes in Gberedu (after the ones you mention) were Demunsoni Kelen and Takosaba. Bando Djeli too.
I looooooooooove Bolokonondo and because it's very different it could be a nice one to learn.
I don't think any of them are more important than others. Try listening to them and see which one you really like the sound of. If you really like a rhythm it will motivate you to learn it.
dleufer wrote:There is so much stuff in Gbada (Bada) it's a great one to spend a lot of time on. There is Gbada Ney (little Gbada) which is played usually after Kon (Dunungbe) to change into another rhythm. Then there is Gbada (the normal one) and finally Gbada La Ji (not sure of spelling). Gbada La Ji is a little selection of phrases which is always played to finish a dununba fete. Not sure where you can learn that though. I might post some recordings. I was thinking about suggesting Gbada for the next rhythm of the month.
dleufer wrote: I was thinking about suggesting Gbada for the next rhythm of the month.
Samsuke wrote:I think it's interesting that Dunungbe is often refered to as "the most important", cause something like that rarely happens on other group of rhythms. Right? Do we say "Manjani is more important than Soli and Balakulandjan"? I don't think so.
Do we say "Manjani is more important than Soli and Balakulandjan"? I don't think so.
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