Learn how to play basic sounds on djembe from the musicians at Wula Drum in this Howcast video.
Speaker 1: We’re going to show you the basic sounds of the djembe drum. The djembe drum has three basic sounds: bass, tone, slap. Played together, in different combinations, that’s how the music is made.
Each drum is tuned a little differently. Mine is low.
Speaker 2: Mine’s high.
Speaker 1: Together the music makes beautiful melody.
Three sounds: bass, middle is tone, high is slap.
Those are the basic sounds of the djembe.