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Haleshla: duo de chant et percussions marocaines

Posted OnSeptember 9, 2021 0
  Haleshla: duo de chant et percussions marocaines         Haleshla est un duo de chant et percussions marocaines avec Simon et Mouna Eddrou. Haleshla veut dire "pourquoi…
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Darbouka and bongos videos

Posted OnAugust 8, 2021 0
Darbouka and bongos videos         Simon has recorded some live darbouka and bongos video clips. You can watch these new videos by clicking on his drums and percussion playlist.…
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The Sharka Sessions

Posted OnJune 29, 2021 0
    The Sharka Sessions Simon's latest loops project "The Sharka Sessions" is a collection of drum and percussion loops. The loops were sampled straight from the tracks of the Chaka Chouka…
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Simon’s music on Bandcamp

Posted OnJune 18, 2021 0
Simon's music on Bandcamp   Simon's music is now available for streaming on Bandcamp. To visit his Bandcamp page click here.   On his page you'll find the following albums and tracks:…
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Cultural Connections 1

Posted OnMay 17, 2021 0
Cultural connections 1 is part of a series of magazine articles I wrote for a specialist drumming magazine. It follows up on the post "learning music from different cultures" that you can read here.…
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Mouna Eddrou sings Nongqongqo by Miriam Makeba

Posted OnMay 3, 2021 0
The song Mouna Eddrou sings Nongqongqo by Miriam Makeba. "Nongqongqo" means "to those we love" and was recorded in 1966 by Miriam Makeba. the song is a freedom song and "Nongqongqo" is the name of a…
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Youtube channel

Posted OnApril 22, 2021 0
  Youtube channel Simon has re-done his Youtube channel. You can visit it by clicking here.   The content On his channel you will find the following videos.   Moroccan beats on Latin…
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Chaka Chouka sur La Grosse Radio.com reggae

Posted OnApril 7, 2021 0
  Le groupe Chaka Chouka est très content d'annoncer que leur titre "Tomorrow's Sun" passe actuellement sur la radio française "La Grosse Radio.com" section reggae. Pour trouver leur profile…
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Learning music from different cultures

Posted OnMarch 25, 2021 0
  Learning music from different cultures This post is a synthesis of one of a series of articles I wrote for "Drummer" magazine a few years ago. Originally aimed at (UK) drum kit players, the…
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Moroccan instruments 4: Tbilat drums

Posted OnMarch 8, 2021 0
                Tbilat drums Firstly, how do we pronounce the name of these  tbilat drums? As we can see, the word "tbilat" is very similar to "tabla" and is…
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