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Take a journey through Eastern rhythms by learning the Arabic and Middle Eastern percussions Tabla (drum) Daff / Riqq (Tambourine) and Mazhar. This class will expose students to distinct Middle Eastern and Arabic Rhythms, instruments and musical stylings. During the lesson, student will have the chance to play along with other instruments in a band style. Students will also gain great insight to the history and cultural relevance of the songs, instruments and style of music and the relation between the percussion instrument and the Arabic and Eastern music.
Mondays at 6.00 -7.30 pm Summer Session Starts: Mondays Jun 9, 16, 23, 30 Registration fee: 150/ student (4 weeks)
The Percussion instructor is Basem Batbouta. Basem Batbouta used to play Arabic and Middle Eastern music with the Syrian National Orchestra in Damascus, Syria. He teaches all kind of Middle Eastern Percussion instruments for all ages and has been playing with various choirs both in Syria and the US for a long time.
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HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! To purchase a Tabla: http://www.guitarcenter.com/ http://www.ebay.com/bhp/arabic-musical-instruments http://www.keshav-music.com/drums_me.php http://www.mid-east.com/ https://www.google.com/search?q=meinl+doumbek&client=safari&hl=en&source=univ&tbm=shop&sa=X&ei=o-EIUqeAC–yygGG1IEw&ved=0CDUQsxg&biw=320&bih=504