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Djembes Fresh from Guinea

A sea of beautiful looking and sweet sounding djembes. Pick one! Made to Sayon’s specifications in Guinea from the traditional heartwood.

And Djembe Hats to Go!

All colors and sizes…

Dunun Drums

Sayon has complete sets of dununs, handmade in the traditional manner. Please contact him if you think you may be interested.

Got a drum with a skin that has split? Need your drum re-headed?

Contact Sayon. He can fix your drum for you and he’s fast.

CDs

Sayon Barana

Recorded in the village of Kouya Sidia with traditional Malinke artists, including Sayon and Famoudou Konate. If you’d like to order this CD please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. $10 plus shipping. Currently Sold Out!

Nyenema

Recorded in Conakry Guinea with Sayon’s legendary ensemble. To purchase a copy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. $15 plus shipping. Currently Sold Out!

In addition, you can hear Sayon on four of the CDs from the world renowned djembe master, Famoudou Konate:

Malinké  Rhythmes, danses et chansons de la Guinée Famoudou Konaté
Hamana Mandenkönö

Famoudou Konaté Maître-Djembé & l’Ensemble Hamana Dan Ba
Guinée
Percussions et Chants Malinké Volume 2

Famoudou Konaté Maître-djembé Hamana Föli Kan

Famoudou Konaté
Maître-Djembé & l’Ensemble Hamana Dan Ba
Guinée
Percussions et Chants Malinké

About Sayon

Sayon Camara is an extremely talented djembefola with an intimate knowledge of the music for all the drums of the Malinke culture and an impeccable sense of time. Whether experiencing Sayon as a teacher or performer in classes, at workshops, celebrations, schools or other events, Sayon will take you places in drumming and traditional Guinean music that you didn’t know were possible and will do so with contagious joy. He is comfortable teaching and performing in any setting, for adults and children (whom he is wonderful with!) alike. He has been instructing workshops and classes in Guinea for fifteen years as well as being sought after for many celebratory occasions, both private and public. He has experience working with people from all walks of life, from many different countries.

In addition to his first CD, Sayon Barana, and second CD, Nyenema, Sayon is currently working on a third one. Prior to producing his own CDs, Sayon played on five of Famoudou Konate’s CDs, world renowned djemebefola from Guinea.

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