- Wed Mar 10, 2010 9:22 pm #11518
just listened to Djobi's disc during lunch. he definitely keeps that technique true to the Ivorian rhythms. i couldn't hear him use it in any Malinke/Bamana rhythms on his disc.bubudi wrote:
i do know that dr. djobi teaches a particular slap that we discussed in another thread, which he calls 'topalo'. the sound is in between a slap and a tone and it's a very distinctive sound, with some overtones to it. the topalo sound is central to a number of rhythms of the gouro people in the ivory coast (e.g. zaouli). some others that play that sound well include mamady keita, famoudou konate, nansady keita, thomas guei, petit adama diarra, mohamed diaby, mahiri edwards-keita and fode bangoura.
should i shave my moustache?