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North Africa

Instruments:
Darbouka, req, bendir, karkabous, t’bel, tabella, frame drums and drum kit.

Styles:
Classical, gnawa, aissawa, all chaabi ( popular) styles, Rai, fusion.

Brazil

Instruments:
Surdo, tambourim, caixa (snare drum), timba, atabaques/congas, berimbau, small percussion ( agogo bells, shakers/ganzas... ), drum kit

Styles:
Samba, maracatuand other North Eastern styles, Candomble, fusion.

Middle East

Instruments:
Darbouka, req, daff and other frame drums, drum kit.

Styles:
Classical and contemporary styles.

Afro Cuban/Caribbean

Instruments:
Congas, bongos, timbales and all small percussion (cowbell, maracas, guiro...), drum kit.

Styles:
Traditional (rumba and related styles), "Salsa", Zouk

West Africa

Instruments:
Djembe, dun-duns, drum kit.

Styles:
Traditional (Mandingue, malinke...), electric (Electric dance band and fusion).

Central African

Instruments:
Drum kit, congas and other hand drums.

Styles:
Soukous, bikutsi, makossa, kwassa kwassa, Afro Beat.

Western drum kit

Instruments:
Drum kit, comprising kick, snare, tom-toms, hi-hats, cymbals and other items.

Styles:
Funk, rock, pop, blues/blues rock, hip hop, jazz.

Fusion Percussion

Instruments:
A mixture of hand drums and small percussion adapted from the above styles to Western styles of music.

Styles:
Funk, pop, rock, hip hop, latin jazz...

Miscellaneous

Instruments:
Spoons, bones, human body etc.

Styles:
Spoons, Human Beatbox (vocal percussion with hip hop and adaptations of World beats), hand claps (North African/Middle Eastern style), body percussion.


Thank you for a fabulous show! Thank you too for the wonderful singing and musicianship of Mouna.
The pupils certainly fell in love with her and are asking when they will be working with you both again.

G.Turrel,
Head of Music at Orchard Arts School, Canterbury

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