African Songs

Popular action and sociable songs from West Africa and the Caribbean.

These may be accompanied with African and classroom percussion.

Che Che Kule

Home Again

Saturday Night

Ranky Tank

Koko Rio Ko









African Drum Beats

Zozo explains how to hold the Djembe, produce different tones and perform simple patterns.


Djembe

Playing Positions

Tones

Bass

Open

Mute

HeyHey

Patterns





Teaching Resources

African Songs and Drum Beats Teaching Notes