LIVE Advanced Darbuka w Bünyamin

Every Wednesday Nov 18 - Dec 23

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This class will take place live every Wednesday from10am - 11:am New York time:

Nov 18, 25

Dec 2, 9, 16, 23

The videos will be available to watch afterwards at your own convenience.

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, and along with Raquy, the students get a change to copy his phrase. Raquy will also be there for break downs and translation


The latest finger techniques

A variety of rolls

Exercises and drill

Rhythms and solo phrases

Turkish, Arabic and Indian style phases

Bunyamin will play the big clay darbuka, but you can use any darbuka with a rounded rim.

Suitable for intermediate to advanced darbuka players.

Here is an example of Bunyamin's playing:

Your Instructor

Bunyamin Olguncan
Bunyamin Olguncan

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.

Course Curriculum

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