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Jembe Music

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The jembe (variants: jenbe, dyembe, djembé) is a goblet-shaped drum originating from Mande-speaking societies of West Africa such as the Malinké (Maninka) and Ouassoulounké (Wasulunka), in northeastern Guinea and southern Mali...