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Darbuka Drumming: Learn how to play the Darbuka Dounbek

Learn Darbuka Dounbek drumming in a easy and fun way, from Master Percussionist Malik Azeri. Beginner to Intermediate.
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(209 reviews)
3,072 students
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CourseMarks Score®

3.6

Freshness

7.4

Feedback

8.8

Content

Platform: Udemy
Price: $14.99
Video: 1h 4m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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CourseMarks Score®

6.8 / 10

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3.6 / 10
This course was last updated on 5/2016.

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Student Feedback

7.4 / 10
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Content Score

8.8 / 10
Video Score: 7.7 / 10
The course includes 1h 4m video content. Courses with more videos usually have a higher average rating. We have found that the sweet spot is 16 hours of video, which is long enough to teach a topic comprehensively, but not overwhelming. Courses over 16 hours of video gets the maximum score.
The average video length is 2 hours 18 minutes of 90 Drums courses on Udemy.
Detail Score: 9.3 / 10

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Extra Content Score: 9.5 / 10

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Table of contents

Description

This course will teach you all the basics of playing the Darbuka Dounbek Goblet drum originating in the Middle East. The drum dates back over 2000 years ago to it’s beginnings in Babylon. Learn how to play this fascinating instrument. It has a sharp crisp clear sound that makes you want to dance. Over an hour of video instruction by master middle eastern musician Malik Terblizi, hosted by Somesh De Swardt. It’s an interactive teaching experience. The course takes place in 5 sections starting right at the beginning of learning the basics until basic rhythms and exercises. Both beginner and intermediate players will have plenty of substance to further their study and playing ability. Take this course if you are interested in learning how to play and improve your technique. Finding teachers for this instrument isn’t easy, but with this course you can learn at your own speed and in your own time.
Malik Azeri is a master percussionist, vocalist and producer who plays Nagara, Darbouka, Daf, Tombak & Congas. His music is influenced by a variety of Middle-Eastern, South Caucasus and Latin traditions. Since moving to London he has worked with oriental, hip-hop and contemporary dancers and has given master classes and performed in concerts and festivals throughout the country and worldwide. Through an exploration of different ethnic rhythms and fusion music Malik has created a unique personal style through which he hopes to reflect unity in diversity.

Many thanks to Malik for his amazing playing and to Theo at Inclusive Video http://www.inclusivevideo.com for their production of the video.

You will learn

✓ Play 5 Different Rhythms on the Darbuka
✓ Know the history and some background of the Darbuka
✓ Play different exercises to improve speed and technique
✓ Know what position to hold your drum
✓ Learn the four different sounds of the Darbuka and how to play them
✓ Be inspired to improve your playing

Requirements

• Have access to an instrument

This course is for

• Beginner and Intermediate students of middle eastern percussion
• Percussion Enthusiasts
• Darbuka Dounbek Players

How much does the Darbuka Drumming: Learn how to play the Darbuka Dounbek course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $14.99. And currently there is a 25% discount on the original price of the course, which was $19.99. So you save $5 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $18.6 of 90 Drums courses. So this course is 36% cheaper than the average Drums course on Udemy.

Does the Darbuka Drumming: Learn how to play the Darbuka Dounbek course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Darbuka Drumming: Learn how to play the Darbuka Dounbek has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Darbuka Drumming: Learn how to play the Darbuka Dounbek course, but there is a $5 discount from the original price ($19.99). So the current price is just $14.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Somesh De Swardt a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Somesh De Swardt has created 1 courses that got 209 reviews which are generally positive. Somesh De Swardt has taught 3,072 students and received a 4.0 average review out of 209 reviews. Depending on the information available, Somesh De Swardt is a TRUSTED instructor.
Djembe & Darbuka Student & Teacher
As a rhythm enthusiast and teacher of percussion for over 20 years. I have studied percussion with many of the greats, including Mamady Keita the celebrated Djebefola, Arthur Hull father of the drum circle movement and many others. Being around music and percussion has added immense value to my life, and I do my best to spread my passion and enthusiasm for rhythm and percussion wherever I go. I founded the organisation Drum Jam in 2001 and taught percussion classes to thousands of children in schools around the UK, hundreds of companies called me to do teambuilding with their employees.

6.8

CourseMarks Score®

3.6

Freshness

7.4

Feedback

8.8

Content

Platform: Udemy
Price: $14.99
Video: 1h 4m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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