Dancing Hands Music

The following lessons are available

How to Play the Beat from The Visitor on the Djembe

Free Video Lesson


How to Play the Djembe: Bass and Tone

Free Video Lesson


The Slap

A beginner's guide to mastering the most difficult stroke on conga or djembe


Conga or Djembe -- Which Drum Should I Buy?

Tips for choosing your first drum


Tuning a Conga

Tips for Beginners


The Open Tone on Conga or Djembe

From Hip Grooves for Hand Drums



The One-Bar Clave

From Hip Grooves for Hand Drums



Phrasing in Djembe Patterns

From How to Play Djembe


Say It and Play It

From A Rhythmic Vocabulary



Understanding Basic Rhythmic Concepts

From A Rhythmic Vocabulary


Rhythm Walking

From A Rhythmic Vocabulary