Frequently asked questions - FAQ
I am a complete beginner; will I be able to learn with Kalanso?
- Yes, The tutorial consists of 8 chapters, and the first two are suitable for entry-level beginners. Once you practice the first chapters successfully, you will be able to proceed to the next chapters.
I am an experienced/professional player; what will I get?
- In Kalanso, Adama Dramé reveals his complete playing technique for the first time in front of cameras. Once you learn the method through chapters 1-5, chapters 6-8 will provide enough material to take your playing to the master level. Profound studying of chapters 6-8 can take several years of practice, even for professionals. You also get to see Adama´s exclusive interviews and tips on how to become a good djembefola.
What is Kalanso?
- Kalanso is a complete tutorial for the djembe by master drummer Adama Dramé. The tutorial features 13 hours of video material, 136 exercise loops, play-along videos, written instructions, complete sheet music, exclusive interviews, and Adama´s biography.
How do I use it?
- Kalanso is a step-by-step online course. Once you enroll in the course, you get access to the curriculum. You can use it on mobile devices and computers; the amount of devices is not limited.
Can I buy temporary access to Kalanso?
- No. All the plans are for life.
What are the system requirements to run Kalanso?
- You need a device that can play videos and has a good internet connection. Even slower connections can be used, but the video quality will be automatically reduced. Using headphones is recommended.
Can I use it offline?
- You can practice without the videos when you write down the syllables and print the sheet music. You can only access the videos online; you can not download them.
Is there a money-back guarantee?
- No. If you are hesitating to invest in the complete course, you can buy the lessons individually. Check the testimonials section for reviews.
Is Kalanso available in other languages than English?
- For the moment, the material is available only in English. A French version will be published in 2021.
Can I give Kalanso as a gift to someone?
- Yes. You can enroll in a course and pay for it as usual. Instead of adding your e-mail address, use the e-mail address of the person you want to give it to. Set a password, give it to the giftee, and ask to change it afterward.