There is precious little written about Mande music and culture on the internet.
So much of Mande history is oral, let alone written down, let alone in English, let alone on the internet.
As such we have collected what we consider the best material available for you.
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Mande (Maninka and Mandinka) drumming - Some history and cultural background.
West African Dancing - Some general information.
What is a Jeli (or griot)?
Glossary - Terms related to west african music and culture that you may encounter on this site and beyond.
Microtiming - as Formal Model and Performance Practice
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