The Gudugudu is a drum traditional found in the Western African region, particularly present Niger and Nigeria. This percussion instrument is intrinsic to traditional performances and typically follows the acoustic lead of the Dundun instrument.


Listen to the single Gudugudu playing the musical clue in the background of a set of Djerma Dundun drummers from Niger, led by the master drummer Isah Harmani, here recorded by Stephen Jay and extracted from the album “West Africa: Drum Chant & Instrumental Music recording.