BUNYAMIN MASTER CLASS
This is LIVE ongoing online darbuka training class with master Bünyamin Olguncan.
Suitable for intermediate to advanced darbuka players.
This class will take place live every Wednesday from 10 am -11am New York time:
The replay videos will be available to watch anytime after.
Bunyamin Olguncan is a master drummer from Turkey who has taken split hand darbuka playing to unprecedented heights of beauty and speed.
In this live training session, he will show all his latest moves.
YOU WILL LEARN
- The latest finger techniques
- A variety of rolls
- Exercises and drill
- Rhythms and solo phrases
- Turkish, Arabic, and Indian style phases
- Odd rhythms and polyrhythms
- Fun challenges, ask questions and share your own playing for feedback
- Extra videos of Raquy breakdown and review
In addition to the live classes you will get access to the following pre recorded courses:
- Darbuka Method course which breaks down the basics.
- Bunyamin Advanced course which breaks down the latest moves.
This course will take place in a facebook group where you will find all the videos and material.
Join any time! Leave any time!
Here is an example of Bunyamin's playing:
Bünyamin Olguncan was born in Samsun Bafra, Turkey in 1972.
He began playing darbuka at age 7.
He studied music at Samsun Belediye Conservatory.
He moved to Istanbul in 1987 and began playing with singers and recording on cds. He also became exposed to the new Turkish Split Hand technique and started practicing with master musicians.
He was the leader of the world renowned Harem Rhythm Group and made two albums with them – Harem I and Harem II.
He released his solo album “Istanbul Drummers” in 2007.
He played with Turkish pop start Tarkan for 12 years and performed all over the world with him.
In 2009 his student Raquy Danziger released a Darbuka Instructional Book/DVD featuring Bünyamin and his teachings.
In 2013 Raquy has released two albums “Bal Dudak” and "Monkey Mind" featuring her teacher Bünyamin.
Bünyamin has become a shining example of the new Turkish drumming style and is known and appreciated world wide for his elegant hands and beautiful sounds. Drummers come to Istanbul from all over the world to learn from him.