Play Djembe Now! Have FUN learning contemporary and traditional Djembe Rhythms World-renowned drummer educator Paulo Mattioli shares his special gift for empowering others on the drumming path. Paulo makes playing Djembe easy for anyone in this comprehensive DVD. You will learn: Essential djembe history, tuning and techniques: How to play without hurting your hands: Djembe signals/breaks and communication skills: Djembe rhythms plus – Dunun, Sangban, Kenkeni & Bell Rhythms: Traditional rhythms Kuku, Djaa and Moribayassa: Contemporary world music rhythms from Paulos CD - FIRE: 26 Rhythm Parts in four polyrhythmic arrangements. Special Features: Players Eye View Camera, easy to follow just watch and play: Play Along and Learn, Anyone can play quickly and easily: Interactive DVD menu, Lets you learn at your own pace: Learn parts individually, then jam along with the ensemble: Shot in high definition and formatted for widescreen DVD playback: Recorded in a 24-bit digital studio for maximum CD Quality sound: Printable online rhythm notations and historical information: Bonus - Web-video guide to tuning at: www.paulomattioli.com. A PDF file for the free instructional booklet that accompanies this DVD is available for download at www.melbay.com/DVDbooklets/21374DVD.pdf This product now available as a video download through Mel Bay On Demand.