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Dumbek Fundamentals Friday July 4 – Monday July 7th 2014

  • Empowerment Center/ Harmony Farm 193 S 2nd St NY, 11211 United States (map)

Reinforce your dumbek basics or begin your drumming journey! 

Includes basic technique of Arabic and Turkish-style drumming and traditional Middle Eastern rhythms. Introduction to frame drum and riq. Special guest Carmine Guida!

Open to all levels of drummers.

Price:  $400 ($380 early registration before June 1)

All of Raquy’s retreats focus on the Turkish split hand technique.  Each retreat features a group piece, which will be performed as a group on the last night.  There will also be group yoga and meditation to hone focus and relaxation.  Nighttime activities include drumming around a bonfire under the stars.  Room and board is included in the fee and participants will be spoiled with incredible vegan/vegetarian food from the organic garden on the premises.

For anyone new to dumbek, it’s recommended that you work with Raquy’s instructional kits, Dumbek Fever I, II and III - Available Here -prior to coming to the retreat.

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