BE a professional musical wizard, the drum expert who builds the quality that gets played!
playing a SimPL djembe
for a Thailand party
Using the simpl, beautiful & brilliant African String Method, YOU can build & sell your own drums, or simply maintain the drums for your band & your friends! Everything you need to create beautiful drumming majic is shown in this video course.
All you need to start out is a djembe shaped drum body-
All details are explained in minute detail, and shown to you during the actual drum assembly. This method may be performed literally anywhere-
Welcome to the King of HandDrums!
WELCOME to the Vibrant Domain of the African Djembe
PARTS and LABOUR
KNOW your Drum Parts
The Building Biz: How do YOU want to benefit?
Do You Know Your Business?
PREPPING For the BUILD
Prep the Body: Get her ready for a New Life
Prep the Drum Skin: A Good Soak
INTENSE BUILD ACTION: Hoops Knots Body & Skin
PATCH & PREP the Drum Body
TIE those Hoop Knots
MOUNT the Skin
The INTENSE Quiz
ALL About the STRING!
A Chat On Vertical Tightening (2:55)
Get Some Trim: A Tailored Drumskin (3:09)
Vertical Action: Tightening Demo (5:25)
Once Is Never Enough: More Vert Action (6:06)
The NATURE of Her Song: Octave & Key
Getting the String Across: Tuning Demo
Her Finest Hour: Completing the Tune
The Finely TUNEd Quiz
Pounamu: The Second Drum Build
A Quik Analysis (3:20)
Clothing the Master (2:19)
Strettttching the String (2:37)
Skin Prep & Initial Stringing (5:14)
Balance of Quality (4:51)
The Tightening Demo (5:55)
Pounamu Outro (2:49)
Second Drum Quiz
THE EXTRAS: Why We Be SO COOL
GOT EXTRA? String A Handle!
DRUM DRAMA: The Life of a Small Drum
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