With his deep knowledge of the language and technique of traditional Indian percussion and a broad range of contemporary World music styles, Taufiq Qureshi has developed a unique rhythmic language that adapts tabla syllables for performance on the djembe and other drums.
In this 2-disc set, Taufiq demonstrates this language in electrifying live studio performances, and explains its nuances in an in-depth 4-part tutorial for beginner, intermediate, and advanced percussionists.
Disc 1 – features live studio performances with Taufiq Qureshi on djembe/drum kit. Special guests include Chandana Bala (vocals), Ravindra Chary (sitar), Amit Dutt Chaubey (tabla), Tanmay Deochake (harmonium), Sridar Parathasarthy (mridangam), and Taufiq Qureshi’s Mumbai Stamp (various percussion).
- Rhythms Of India.
- Raag Hindolam.
- Adi Taal.
- Teen Taal.
- Drut Teen Taal.
- Raag Yaman.
- Taufiq Qureshi’s Mumbai Stamp.
- Voice And Breath.
- A Word From Ultimate Guru Music.
Disc 2 – includes tutorials, an impromptu djembe jam and an in-depth interview with Taufiq. The tutorials have an easy-to-read rhythm clef notation on screen and in PDF format which can be downloaded from our site.
- Tutorial: Fundamentals.
- Tutorial 1: Beginner.
- Tutorial 2: Intermediate.
- Tutorial 3: Advanced.
- Taufiq’s favourite grooves.
- Jam session.
Total running time disc 1: 02:48:16
Total running time disc 2: 03:03:30
Number of discs: 2
Release year: 2011
Production company: Ultimate Guru Music Pvt. Ltd.
Subtitles: English, German, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, French
Format: NTSC, colour, filmed in HD
Sound mix: Stereo
Region code: All regions
Director: D. Wood