Africa's contributions to music around the world are numerous, ranging from
the griots of West Africa that later wove their way into the musical idiom
known as the "blues" to the influence of Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Paul
Simon. This special site created by the BBC offers musical clips and
information about musical instruments across this vast continent....
First-time visitors to the site can select a geographical region of
Africa to begin their musical exploration, and then proceed to learn
about the various wind and percussion instruments within each region.