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We Have Re-Located

We Have Re-Located

  Needless to say it hasn't been the easiest few months on the Super Mande Percussion front… but FINALLY some good news to share.  Our shopfront a...

Drum Video Making

Drum Video Making

  There's been no time like lockdown to spend hours getting creative in the video-making department.  Here's one of our latest. Check out our onli...

African Drumming Classes Back Soon

African Drumming Classes Back Soon

  We are closely following government guidelines and extra requirements of our class venues as they unfold. Classes will be held in Mount Waverley...

Recent News in Mali

Recent News in Mali

  We've had a lot of people asking about the situation in Mali after the recent coup d'etat and want to thank everyone for their concern.  If you'...

Tip My Hat

Tip My Hat

  Check out the City of Melbourne's "Tip My Hat" competition on Instagram for a series of cool 30 second videos featuring solo musicians and buske...

Mali Life, Culture & History

Mali Life, Culture & History

  Our custodian of Malian music and tradition - Mady Keita - is always willing to share some insights into the life, culture and history of his ho...

Sleep at the G

Sleep at the G

  Around this time of year we normally look forward to performing for the "Sleep at the G" fundraising event to support homeless youth. Now more t...

New Djembe Music Creation

New Djembe Music Creation

  A new music creation by one of Mady Keita's students - Master Lee Jwa - showing how you can compose your own rhythm from the exercises learned, ...

Life Goes On

Life Goes On

  Taking extra care as life goes on at Super Mande Percussion.    Keep well everyone. A la santé. 😷👌  

Look Out For This Drum

Look Out For This Drum

  A big favour to ask all of our drumming community - please keep an eye out for a large dounounba drum that looks exactly like this one pictured....

African Drumming Academy Hits the Stage

African Drumming Academy Hits the Stage

  A super performance by "Mady Keita's African Drumming Academy" at Clayton Festival last weekend! Here is the official feedback from the festival...

Djembe Drum Making with Henry

Djembe Drum Making with Henry

Taking it from start to finish with one of Mady's latest drum-making workshop graduates. Nice work Craftsman Henry! If you've ever wanted to make ...