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Tuesday, February 6
7:00 PM
Education Event

Master Class: Dror Sinai – Drums from the Middle East & North Africa

6:30 PM
All Ages
Masks are welcome. The café and bar will not be open at this event. Thank you!

An introduction to a variety of different drum and percussion instruments, traditions, and rhythms.

Percussionist Dror Sinai is a true force of nature, whose unique blend of musical and healing expertise, combined with his passion for travel and personal growth, has inspired and uplifted people from all walks of life.

In this class – Drums from the Middle East & North Africa ­– participants will first be introduced to a variety of drums, their construction, the materials used, and the connection between local resources to instruments. This will be followed by explanations and demonstrations of different rhythms, including 4/4 Egyptian maxum, 12/8 Moroccan chaabi, and 9/8 Turkish karsilama, featuring instruments such as the frame drum, riq, and darbuka.

Can’t make it in-person? You can join virtually! Click here to register.


Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320 Cedar St.
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States
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