Watch the Gwe Gwe online guitar lesson by Zoumana Diarra from West African Guidebook

Gwe gwe is a traditional rhythm from the Bete people from Ivory Coast. Like many other rhythms, it later developed into a guitar style. One of the most famous guitar players in this style was Amédée Pierre. In the 80's, Ernesto Djedje became the founder of the more modern gwe gwe guitar style.