Introduction to Middle Eastern Rhythms
In this DVD geared towards beginners, you will learn the basic skills and proper technique for a doumbek performance. After reviewing proper body, arm and hand positions, Issam will break down doumbek technique and common rhythms used in bellydance and Middle Eastern drumming for drummers and dancers. Issam Houshan is one of the greatest tabla players of all time. His skills and techniques are unmatched. As a master, he has played for singers and dancers such as Cheb Mami, Ragheb Alama, Samara, and Haweda Al Hashem. Issam was a featured drummer for Sting on his “Desert Rose” tour. 86 Minutes total.
Details1DVD Extra: Drum solo performance with Sonïa and Issam
2DVD Extra: Jam session with Issam and Sonïa
3DVD Extra: A special documentary featuring Issam visiting Damascus, Syria, to discuss the origin of his art.