Jammin! Middle Eastern Drum Class

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Florida School of Holistic Living says
In this class we will present correct hand techniques for Middle eastern instruments: Doumbec or Arabic Tabla, Tareyja (Moroccan mini Dumbecs), Frame Drums (Tar or Doff), Middle eastern Tambourine (Riqq), and the Middle Eastern Bass Drum (Tupan, Tabla Baladi). We will study the principles of construction of both polyrhythmic and pyramidical Middle Eastern rhythms. Classes will include mad Drum Circle Skills Drills, Call and Response exercises, and traditional rhythms ranging from Belly Dance rhythms to Arabic Classical Music rhythms to Moroccan Aissawa Sufi rhythms!

About Wolf:

Martin “Wolf” Murphy, M.A. (English), RYT has been instructing, facilitating drum circles, and storytelling with the drum for decades. He has incorporated a wide diversity of tribal instruments (as well as found and created ones) into his performances and recordings. He has completed the Remo Health Rhythms Facilitator training; is a Rhythmic Entrainment Intervention Authorized Therapy Provider; and has performed, practiced Sound Healing modalities, and recorded from coast to coast.

He has recently published The Encyclopedia of World Rhythms, Vol. 1 (2013); and is working on The Encyclopedia of World Rhythms, Vol. 2 for release in 2014.He is a founding member of numerous percussion ensembles including Orlando’s Umoja; SHREDD!, and his current project, Flammable Babylon. He has played with Red Shift Mantra; Mizna; Gypsy Caravan and the G.C. Remix Band, The Manteis Project, Chicago Aissawa; Tam Tam Congo, Tam Tam Africa, the Legendary JCs, Liberation 44, and more.

Most recently he completed Shine On Yoga’s 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training and has done numerous workshops incorporating drumming for brainwave entrainment with yogic practice, as well as continuing ongoing vibrational energy cleansings and treatments using instrumentation including rattles, singing bowls, bells, and gongs.

He has studied with master drummers from West Africa, the Congo, the Middle East and more. He has trained on ngoma, djembe, and dunun, as well as Arabic/North African tabla, riqq, and frame drums. He produced, directed, and performed in the award-winning “The Extraordinary Fila” for the 2005–06 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festivals.

As a P.U.R.E. (Public Urban Ritual Experiment) Drum Faciltator he helped found both the Orlando, FL and Portland, OR chapters. He also founded a “Drums Not Drugs” program in Orlando, FL to present drumming as a community and self-esteem building exercise for at-risk and challenged youth at counseling centers and in various schools.

Please review http://www.holisticlivingschool.org/cancellation-policy/ for our school’s tuition and cancellation policies.
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