Randall Alifano Describes the Origin and Mystical Spirit of the Djembe Drum

Randall Alifano

According to Randall Alifano, many believe that the djembe drum contains three distinct spirits – the tree, the animal and the maker. The tree’s spirit is considered to be actualized in the carved body of the djembe drum, explains Alifano. The animal spirit is embodied in the drumhead. The maker’s spirit is that of the […]