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Saikouba Badjie

The first published recording of the original Gambian design of drumming referred to as “bougarabou”, was the 1977 album, “Bougarabou: Solo Drumming Of Casamance” by Saikouba Badjie. A experienced performer at festivities in Jola areas in Senegal as well as the Gambia, Badjie frequently plays forever and continues to be known, on unique occassions, to defeat his drums for times, stopping limited to light foods. While bougarabou drummers typically make use of one drum that they beat having a stay, Badjie is among the more-modern players who make use of as much as four drums that they play with both of your hands. Badjie’s drumming is usually followed by bells that they ties to his wrist. On his debut recording, Badjie was became a member of on three music by praise track vocalist Malamin Modlamine Kujabi.

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