Takonani - Paul Nas
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Takonani

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Takonani , a Malinke-rhythm is one of the dunumba-rhythms. The dunumba-rhythms are traditionally only danced by men: ‘The dance of the strong men’. Takonani means ‘to take four times’, which refers to a dance step.

Sources
Lessons: Martin Bernhard, Ibro Konaté
Written material: Famoudou Konaté, Mamady Keïta, Åge Delbanco, Paul Janse.

Last updated 12 December 1999