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Bang/Click/Flick That Iranian Drum!

Percussion maestro Mohammad Reza Mortazavi is regarded as one of the most talented and virtuoso players of the Iranian goblet-shaped hand drum, the tombak. What he performs on this simple single-headed drum must be seen and heard to be believed. Here he is playing the Daf, another traditional Iranian drum on which he excels.

Genuinely mesmerising and an event not to be missed. Thursday 7th February 2013, 7:45pm Tickets

Also below is an electronic Daf performance which hints at the trance-like state the drum playing can induce as practised by Sufis.