[Dixielandjazz] Re: Tabla vs. Tubla - KIDS & MUSIC -YES, EVEN OKOM.
barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Wed Dec 8 16:47:38 PST 2004
Bill Biffle at bbiffle at brgcc.com wrote:
> Mr. Das compared his tabla playing with the sound of the subway rumbling
> alongside Zankel Hall.
> Are sure that shouldn't have been, "tubla"?
Nah, The tabla, is a hand drum which originated in India, and has since
become popular throughout the world. (except perhaps the USA)
These days, a professional tabla set includes a standard wooden tabla and a
nickeled brass bayan. They are tuned via straps for those drummers who take
the time to tune these days. :-) VBG
You can buy them here.
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