Farai introduces you to the djembe and talks about its historical importance to the Mali Empire. For more on music and dancing, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.
Some lively African stuff...The music and dance of the African diaspora, formed to varying degrees on African musical traditions, include African-American mu...
Musique du monde
5th grade lesson- Kalimba, African song, teaching form, rhythmic patterns, students performing, improv. (Video called Fifth Grade Lesson, part 1) part 2 is easy to find when you go to the video
Music Room Resources
Dr. Nicola F. Mason (Assistant Professor of Music Education EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY) West African song/game. Used with elementary children to explore ste...
One of the best djembe lessons I've seen so far. He uses words to teach rhythm (good for Orff!)
Amazingly beautiful song. I want one of these for Christmas... SaReGaMa - Kalimba solo for Lotus (that would take an incredible amount of experience to learn to play that!)
Hendry African Circle Dance for Children - YouTube
Zimbolé - African Folk Song all over the World (HD) Music for A week could be African Folk music, and we could learn the motions for this one.
Multicultural Music Videos for kids: Great website with lots of videos!
Education & Music Education
Beth's Music Notes: Che Che Koolay - Africa