Learn beginner doumbek technique and traditional Middle Eastern rhythms with Carmine T. Guida. The hour long instructional video inside this app breaks down the basic hits "Doum", "Tek", and "Ka" and introduces you to your first rhythms: Maqsum, Baladi, Saidi, Ayub and Çiftetelli. Filmed live in three different locations, this DVD captures Carmine's enthusiasm for teaching and his ability to make drumming accessible to everyone.
Carmine is an accomplished instructor, teaching doumbek both nationally and internationally. His students compliment his lively and engaging teaching style and his ability to make complex technique and intricate rhythms easy to learn. Located in New York City, Carmine is a member of several music ensembles including Middle Eastern fusion group "Djinn" Carmine has been featured as a musician on several other CDs and DVDs and his music can be heard on several TV shows and Documentaries.