Jenkuno is the appellation of M-ba Dogu Sheni, a key figure in the court of the Naa Abudu Satan. Dogu Sheni was exploiting his position as the intermediary to the paramount chief to collect excessive fees from visiting sub-chiefs, which led the sub-chiefs to avoid him when going to see the paramount chief. The drum language talks about mice sneaking by a sleeping cat, which is a warning to both the Dogu and to the sub-chiefs who were violating tradition by going around his back to see the paramount chief.

Supporting Materials
History Story (PDF)
Music Analysis (PDF)
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Part-by-Part Sessions by Alhaji Abubakari
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Vocable – Audio
Vocable – Staff Notation
Drumming – Audio
Drumming – Staff Notation
Drum Language – Audio
Drum Language – Text
Ensemble Rhythm
Ensemble Recording Sessions
Multi-track Sessions by Alhaji Abubakari Mixed Together Online Mixer
DDD Sessions by Prof. Locke and Students Mixed Together