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My Darbuka Practice

Drumming Blog- June 11, 2020 Here is what I’ve been working on in my darbuka drumming! TECHNIQUES There are some new techniques, mostly from Bunyamin that I’m working on: Hanging roll When you hang your left hand over the drum bracing with the thumb and do this amazing delicate roll. So...


Hi from Istanbul!

Hello! It's a beautiful, breezy summer night in Istanbul. I had a great day. I woke up to freshly squeezed juice, did ashtanga yoga primary series, had an amazing vegan Turkish breakfast and walked to the Darbuka Ofis. The Darbuka Ofis is about a 20 minute walk from my house and I almost...