Djagbe / Madan - Paul Nas
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Djagbe / Madan

Last updated 24 June 2012

Djagbé is the name of a Malinke-rhythm from Guinea that was originally played at the ending of the Ramadan. A rejoicing happening where men and women dance together in this circle-dance. Variations on Djagbé excist in the Kouroussa-region (Guinee) as Djagba and in Mali as Madan.

Sources
Lessons: Martin Bernhard, Mamady Keïta, Ponda O’Bryan
Written material: Mamady Keïta,, Åge Delbanco, Stephan Rigert, Larry Morris, Paul Janse, Rafaël Kronberger.