The first in a series of videos that explains a little about the world of Kamele N’goni, a harp/lute from West Africa.
Video 1 shows a short demonstration of a kamele n’goni made by Afro-Eire. Rhythm 1 is a popular piece from Burkina Faso called Sinte Konofe. The second piece is entitled Faso Denou.
Introduction to the Kamele N’Goni [1.30 minutes]
Lesson 1 talks about kamele n’goni construction, different tunings, and the teaching methodology for these videos. The lesson focuses on some simple scales exercises to develop your playing technique.
Lesson 2 focuses on a some more scales that can be used as exercises or incorporated into African pieces.
Here we demonstrate a rhythm from Burkina Faso for the Kamele n’goni entitled Lome Lome Lome (Always, always, always).
Some patterns and improvisations to be used in the blues.