Monday, June 17, 2019

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KORA AWARDS AfrikaPatrimony : Le Tama


Tama (Serere, Wolof, Mandinka, Bambara) gangan, dumdum (Yoruba) kalangu (Hausa, Songhai) odondo (Akan), lunna (Dagomba) karangou or kalangou, also called the “talking drum” is an Instrument percussion family membranophones native to West Africa. Similar instruments exist in India (Huruk) and Japan (ōtsuzumi). In the history of Senegal and Gambia, Tama was one of the musical instruments used in Serere tradition “woong” ... Read More »