Alfred Music Publishing is the worlds largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. Mokhtar Sambas powerful drumming can be heard throughout the world on recordings and tours with Salief Keita, Youssou NDour, Richard Bona, Joe Zawinul, Graham Haynes, Jean-Luc-Ponty, lOrchestre National de Jazz (ONJ), and many others. Mokhtars Moroccan/Senegalese heritage, mixed with the jazz and Afro-fusion atmosphere of Paris, has created one of the most exciting drummers of our time. This book takes the student through several rhythms from all over the continent of Africa. Mokhtar breaks each rhythm down into movements, or exercises, that help the student develop the coordination and time feel necessary to play the various patterns that offer multiple permutations of these rhythms.