Zohar Fresco: Percussion / April 13 – 17, 2017
Zohar Izhak Fresco is known as a pioneer of the Tof Miriam, the ancient frame drum originated in the Middle East more than three thousand years ago. Fresco understood the great value and the wide musical range that exists in the tof miriam and dedicated his life to the development of a new fingering technique and a unique musical language by the name MANEGINA. In doing so Fresco created his own drumming style and became a mentor to musicians all over the world who followed him, learned the secrets of his musical method and adapted his drumming style in their musical work.
At this second seminar in Cardedeu about Bendir and Riq (frame drums), this workshop welcomes Frame drums players of a beginner, medium and advanced level. Themes of the seminar will be: a) Upper position Bendir (12″ to 14″) fingering technique and compositions. b) Riq (Arabic tambourine) fingering technique and middle eastern traditional rhythms. c) Sitting position Bendir (16″ to 22″) fingering technique, compositions and improvisation.