The Dumbek DVD covers beginning to advanced techniques in the Arabic drumming style - the clearest, most exciting way to play the dumbek. Features unique "play along" sections accompanied by a full band so you can apply the rhythms in a musical setting. It takes you through simple rhythms in an easy to learn manner. You'll learn these important Middle Eastern rhythms: Beledi, Maqsum, Chiftetelli, Malfuf, Khaligi, Ayyub and Karsilamas. You'll also learn advanced skills such as switching rhythms and developing your internal time sense, as well as how to play dumbek for bellydancers.
Filmed in the 1980s.
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