To play the djembe, follow these steps:
- Hold the drum between your knees, with the head facing upwards.
- Use your dominant hand to strike the center of the head for a bass sound.
- Use your other hand to slap the rim for a higher pitched slap sound.
- Experiment with different striking techniques, such as open and closed hand slaps and tones, to create various rhythms.
- Practice playing with different drumming patterns and styles to develop your skills.