Thai percussion with fusion music using hammered dulcimer like instrument and non traditional (for Thai people) cahone or “caha”, (wood box drum) from Afro Cuban music origins. This video took place on Khao San Road in Bangkok, Thailand and was shot on my Canon G11 camera (non HD).
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Traditional West African Instruments being played at the best drum jam on Khao San Rd. in Bangkok Thailand by Musicians from Guinea, Liberia and around the world (japan, USA, etc): Gongoma, Balon,Djembe & Dunun in Thailand. Check out the songs and dance, too at this Khao San Road drum jam.
This Thai Mixed Mulit-Percussion troupe plays a little bit of everything in this live performance in Bangkok, Thailand. Filmed on Canon 7D digital camera. They play all kinds of cool percussion instruments, miscelaneous percussion, hand drums.
Michael P demonstrates what to do when you don’t have a dunun or conga..use a bucket. MP shows 3 different ways to play 6/8 beats on his cheap yellow bucket drum! Stcik and hand technique.
In my time I have seen everything happen at playing sessions. From people breakdown crying, to fist fights. Drumming, as we all know being incredibly theraputic, can bring out both the best and worst in people, or at least some deep rooted “stuff”. It is important to know when to communicate and also how to. I have a history of problems with neighbors about “noise”. Let’s face it, some people can not handle us practicing or playing. The drums scare them. It touches some place deep inside them they have not been in touch with. A great approach Boaz, the co founder of Barabajaba used was to go to the neighbors house very humbly and make friends with them. He listened to what they had to say with out arguing …