Step by Step Tabla Course- Indian Drums

Learn how to play the traditional Indian drums, Tabla
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

This course will teach you the fundamentals of the traditional Indian drum, Tabla.

Traditionally this knowledge was only attained by studying with a guru. Now we are bringing the guru to your fingertips, to get you playing in weeks, not years.

Tabla is played in Solo or Accompaniment to singers of Classical, Bollywood, Ghazal, Bhajans, Qawaalis and more.
The instruments the Tabla typically accompanies are usually from the Classical realms with the likes of Sitar, Sarod, Bansuri and Santoor.

You will have a solid foundation of knowledge to progress to our course on jannatmusic . com or if you have a guru who can guide you to mastery in Solo playing and Accompaniment to singers and instrumentalists.

The curriculum is structured into 3 sections to build upon your knowledge at each step.
1. Get to know tabla
2. Basic Sounds
3. Strength Building Exercises

Join now to unlock your inner artist.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need access to a set of Tabla

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the basic elements of Tabla
  • Play basic sounds and phrases on the Tabla
  • Build up strength to be able to progress to the next level

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone with a keen interest in Indian Music
  • Someone looking for a new challenge
  • Someone who has had no experience with Tabla
  • Percussionists who want to broaden their rhythmic understanding

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Get to Know Tabla
What is a Tabla
Preview
05:23
The Parts of a Tabla
Preview
03:10
More Parts of a Tabla
Preview
01:25
What to Look for in a Tabla
Preview
02:39
Caring for your Tabla
02:39
Tuning your Tabla
04:09
Seating Positions
04:22
Language of Tabla/Recitation
01:55
Section 2: Basic Sounds
Basic Dayan Sounds- Na Ta
04:05
Basic Dayan Sounds- Tet Ti
02:00
Basic Dayan Sounds- Tin
01:37
Basic Dayan Sounds- Tun
01:39
Basic Bayan Sounds- Ge Ke
02:23
Basic Compound Sounds- Dha Dhin
02:03
Common Combinations- Tete
02:17
Common Combinations- Tire Kite Taka
02:16
Common Combinations- Tire Kite
01:28
Section 3: Strength Building Exercises
Exercise- Gege Tete Gege Nana, Keke Tete Keke Nana
03:08
Exercise- Dha Ti Dha Na
01:41
Exercise- Dha Ti Ge Na
01:10
Exercise- Dha Tire Kite
01:23

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Instructor Biography

Jannat Music, Indian Music Education

Jannat Music

Jannat Music is a online Indian Music education platform. With the absecnce of a music guru your musical growth is limited BUT not anymore!! We bring the guru to you; anytime, anywhere at your own pace. So what are you waiting for "Unleash your inner artist today!"

The tabla curriculum was created along side with Chris Fields, to unlock your rhythmic potential.

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