- To Introduce the Student to the Djembe, West-African (Mandingue) Culture and Tradition.
- To Impart Knowledge About its Basic Playing Technique (Bass, Tone and Slap).
- To Play Djembe Accompaniments for Five to Seven Traditional Djembe Rhythms.
- To Get the Student Used to Playing With Dununs (Backing Bass Drums in a Djembe Ensemble).
- To Familiarize the Student to the Start and Stop Signals.