N'gri Both Djembes

In this Beginner/Intermediate demo, Amadou and Weedie demonstrate how the two djembe patterns fit together for the rhythm N'gri (Wassolonka).

These djembe patterns use the very particular phrasing for the "Ngri" or "Wassolon" technique. The notes are have a special "microtiming" or feel that involves pushing some notes closer or further away in time (compared to playing the rhythm in straight or square timing).

First Amadou calls in Weedie on Djembe Pattern #1, and then he calls himself in with Djembe Pattern #2.

N'Gri Djembe Pattern #1.png
N'Gri Djembe Pattern #2 .png