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One of the greatest things about rootsyrecords.com are our sample video clips from Africa. We offer free access to authentic footage of traditional West Africa drumming and dancing in various cultural contexts.

Now that Rootsy Records is centrally based in Bamako, Mali, we will be able to offer you, the viewing public, an incredible, up close lens into traditional Bamana culture on a more frequent basis.

We encourage you to visit our online shop to help us support our cultural preservation and promotional efforts. Our content is funded completely by you our viewers, and your purchases help ensure the survival and viability of our efforts.

All videos posted are only for viewing on rootsyrecords.com.  Rights are strictly reserved for that purpose only. Check back frequently for updates, and please visit our online shop. Enjoy the sample djembe video clips below:

NEWEST VIDEO CLIPS FIRST-

  NEW! Drissa Kone and Sedu Balo Jamming:

 

  NEW! Drissa Kone plays Mendiani:

 

  Segu Festival Clip:

 

  Village Djembe Free Documentary:

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FULL LENGTH MPEG OF VILLAGE DJEMBE DOCUMENTARY

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  Master Djembefola Daouda Doumbia promotional video

 

  2007 Janjigi ceremony in Bamako, Mali.

 

  November 13th, 2006 Baptism ceremony singing in Bamako, Mali.

 

  November 5th, 2006 Wedding in Bamako, Mali.

 

  October, 2006 FulaDugu rhythms and ceremony with 70 year old Master Djembefola - Sega Cisse.  *If you would like to study with Sega here in Mali email me at rootsyrecords@yahoo.com

  June 17, 2006 Marienette Festival Part3 in Nafaji, Bamako-Mali.

 

  June 17, 2006 Marienette Festival Part2 in Nafaji, Bamako-Mali.

 

  June 17, 2006 Marienette Festival in Nafaji, Bamako-Mali.

 

  May 23, 2006 This is a great clip from Malian television of traditional Dogon drumming and dancing.  Mali has incredible programming on the television.
    WIN WMV format -  Dogon Drumming and Dancing

     MAC RM format    -  Dogon Drumming and Dancing

  April 26th, 2006 International Percussion Festival in Bamako, Mali -
    WIN WMV format - Cote D'Ivoire Performance Clips!!! 
    MAC RM format   - Cote D'Ivoire Performance Clips!!!

  April 26th, 2006 International Percussion Festival in Bamako, Mali -
    WIN WMV format - WOFA Guinea Performance Clips!!! 
    MAC RM format   - WOFA Guinea Performance Clips!!!
   
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